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  • Maryland ‘assault weapon’ ban appealed to U.S. Supreme Court

    07/24/2017 10:51:32 AM PDT · by PROCON · 30 replies ^ | July 24, 2017 | Chris Eger
    Pro-gun rally in front of Maryland State House in Annapolis on Feb. 6, 2013 protesting the state’s controversial Firearms Safety Act. (Photo: Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times) A long-simmering challenge against Maryland’s 2013 Firearms Safety Act has been appealed to the nation’s highest court. Attorneys for the Maryland State Rifle and Pistol Association and the National Shooting Sports Foundation on Friday filed the 325-page petition to the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of Stephen Kolbe and a series of gun stores and shooting clubs asking the court to protect popular semi-automatic rifles and magazines from prohibition. At stake is the 2013...
  • National study puts timeline on impact of sea-level rise in Maryland and Virginia

    07/23/2017 4:25:25 PM PDT · by Libloather · 62 replies
    On Maryland’s Eastern Shore, rising seawater levels and chronic flooding threaten to disrupt daily life, damage homes and businesses, and swallow land in the relatively near future, according to a new study. For some parts of the Eastern Shore, there soon may be no more there there. That’s the takeaway from a report released Wednesday by the Union of Concerned Scientists. The study, “When Rising Seas Hit Home: Hard Choices Ahead for Hundreds of U.S. Coastal Communities,” looks at the impact rising sea levels caused by global warming will have on coastal regions across the country. Maryland, with 3,100 miles...
  • Amazon jobs grow from 700 to 1,000 ($15 to $33 hr. in Maryland)

    07/23/2017 4:00:22 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    The Cecil Whig ^ | July 23, 2017 | Brad Kroner
    NORTH EAST — The Amazon fulfillment center in Principio Business Park originally projected to hire 700 people, but the company recently expanded its job openings to 1,000, according to recruiters manning the company’s tent at the Cecil County Fair. The growth occurs as the company expands its offerings. Last month, the e-commerce giant bought the Whole Foods company. Wages for fulfillment positions will range from $15 to $33 an hour, based on experience and performance. Chris Moyer, county director of economic development, and Bruce England, executive director of the Susquehanna Workforce Network, first confirmed the news at a Republican Club...
  • Weekly Update: Weiner Laptop Records Uncovered

    07/22/2017 11:58:07 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 39 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | July 21, 2017 | Tom Fitton
    Judicial Watch Launches New Election Integrity Lawsuit IRS Records Missing Court Update: Weiner Laptop Documents Uncovered Judicial Watch Launches New Election Integrity Lawsuit This week saw the first official meeting of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity , which is under attack from leftists who want to preserve the ability to steal elections. Also this week, your Judicial Watch filed a new lawsuit that could serve to get key information about the integrity of election rolls in Maryland (one of the states “resisting” inquiries from the Advisory Commission on Election Integrity). We filed the lawsuit simply to gain...
  • Baltimore police investigate officers after one seen putting bag of drugs at scene

    07/19/2017 7:14:59 PM PDT · by Timpanagos1 · 23 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 7/19/17 | Peter Hermann
    It was a routine drug arrest in one of Baltimore’s more troubled neighborhoods. But it has become a flash point sparked by video from one of the officer’s body cameras. The public defender’s office looked at the video and contended it showed an officer planting evidence in a trash-strewn alley. Baltimore police countered with a more complicated explanation. They are investigating whether the officer had legitimately found drugs but, realizing he had forgotten to turn on his body camera, reconstructed his find. His body camera captured both him hiding the drugs and then finding them. Authorities said that would be...
  • Islamic Enrichment in Baltimore...

    07/14/2017 2:28:37 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 28 replies
    twitter ^ | Jul 11, 2017 | Amy Mek
    Muslim Jihadi, dressed in full Islamic Military Garb, was shot dead after massive shootout with Police..
  • ‘Anti-profit’ college restaurant seeks donations from its ‘comrades’ to stay alive

    07/06/2017 5:56:19 AM PDT · by C19fan · 15 replies
    College Fix ^ | July 6, 2017 | Toni Airaksinen
    One of the oldest student-owned food cooperatives in America is crowdfunding to stay afloat, according to an impassioned plea for donations. Its mortal enemy? Popular and profitable organic-food chains. Its salvation? Protecting students from the unsafe world of a Washington, D.C. suburb. One of the oldest student-owned food cooperatives in America is crowdfunding to stay afloat, according to an impassioned plea for donations. Its mortal enemy? Popular and profitable organic-food chains. Its salvation? Protecting students from the unsafe world of a Washington, D.C. suburb.
  • The Only Catholic To Sign the Declaration of Independence

    07/04/2017 8:07:38 PM PDT · by Coleus · 23 replies
    us catholic ^ | July 4, 2017 | y Billy Ryan
    Every July 4th, citizens of the United States of America everywhere celebrate Independence Day, commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence and separation from British rule. The Continental Congress had actually voted to approve a resolution of independence on July 2nd and declare the Thirteen Colonies a new nation, the United States of America. However, it would not actually come until two days later that the Declaration of Independence was drawn up, revised by the Continental Congress, and officially signed. Were any signers of the Declaration of Independence Catholic? Of the 56 total signatories of the Declaration of Independence,...
  • Patrick K. O’Donnell: How an Elite Unit of Iron Men Saved [G] Washington’s Army and Changed History

    07/04/2017 10:37:08 AM PDT · by huldah1776 · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 4, 2017 | John Hayward
    snip... Washington’s Immortals tells the story of a heroic regiment that saved the Continental Army from destruction at the Battle of Brooklyn by holding the British at bay. Despite the pivotal importance of their sacrifice, the regimental dead are buried in a mass grave with only the most minimal markings, their story largely unknown to the modern public. “About 2010, I was in New York City, and the regimental commander I was with in the Battle of Fallujah, Colonel Willie Buell, is assigned there. He’s part of the Council on Foreign Relations. He just called me up and he said,...
  • Threat to President Trump posted on Md. elementary school sign

    07/02/2017 11:46:33 AM PDT · by bgill · 17 replies
    ABC7 ^ | July 1, 2017 | Ryan Hughes
    Someone used the sign outside a Montgomery County School to post a threat to the president reading, "Ew Trump! Murder his a**" Andrew Johnson, a neighbor, saw the marquee outside Wood Acres Elementary School , and took matters into his own hands.
  • [WATCH] Baltimore Police Release Video of Deadly Shootout on City Bus

    06/30/2017 9:30:42 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 39 replies
    Bearing Arms ^ | 30 Jun, 2017 | Jenn Jacques
    What the heck? On Wednesday, Baltimore County Police released surveillance video from a bizarre shootout on June 7, 2017, between police and 35-year-old Blaine Robert Erb that began, of all places, on a city bus! Police responded to the report of an armed robbery in progress. When arriving at the scene police learned the suspect fled onto the No 10 Maryland Transit Administration bus. When an officer stopped the bus near Logan Village Shopping Center the suspect opened fire on police. Police said four officers returned fire and Erb was killed. One officer and a bystander were wounded. The suspect...
  • Dozens of Dems Support Bill to Create Panel That Could Remove Trump From Office

    06/30/2017 4:12:52 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 57 replies ^ | 6/30/17 | Conor Beck
    Democratic Rep. Jamie Raskin (Md.) has introduced a bill that would create a congressional oversight commission that could declare the president incapacitated, leading to his removal from office under the Constitution's 25th Amendment. Twenty-four House Democrats are now backing the bill, including the ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee, Rep. John Conyers (D., Mich.), Yahoo News reported Friday. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D., Fla.), the former chair of the Democratic National Committee, is also co-sponsoring the legislation. The support from top Democrats for the bill comes despite House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) and other Democratic leaders telling...
  • Two dozen Democrats get behind bill to lay foundation for removing Trump

    06/30/2017 5:23:01 PM PDT · by springwater13 · 81 replies
    A Democratic congressman has proposed convening a special committee of psychiatrists and other doctors whose job would be to determine if President Donald Trump is fit to serve in the Oval Office. Maryland Rep. Jamie Raskin, who also teaches constitutional law at American University, has predictably failed to attract any Republicans to his banner. But the U.S. Constitution's 25th Amendment does allow for a majority of the president's cabinet, or 'such other body as Congress may by law provide,' to decide if an Oval Office occupant is unable to carry out his duties – and then to put it to...
  • Taxpayers in Maryland spend millions on abortions for “mental health”

    06/30/2017 8:53:56 AM PDT · by Morgana · 7 replies
    Live Action ^ | June 29, 2017 | Carole Novielli
    Data from the State of Maryland reveals that since 2006, taxpayer-funded Medicaid abortions in the state, committed mostly for the vague reason of the woman’s “mental health,” have increased year after year, costing taxpayers almost $48 million. While the federal Hyde Amendment prohibits federal dollars from paying for most abortions, Medicaid dollars passed to states by the federal government can be used to pay for abortions at the state level. Live Action News has previously shown how 17 states allow taxpayer dollars to fund abortions in excess of the Hyde Amendment’s restrictions. In addition, since money is fungible, even with...
  • Man dies after trying to break into car in Halethorpe [MD] Sunday morning

    06/18/2017 3:45:47 PM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 25 replies
    Fox 45 News (Baltimore MD) ^ | June 18th 2017 | Bryna ZumerSunday
    HALETHORPE, Md. (WBFF) - A man who was breaking into a car in the Halethorpe/Lansdowne area Sunday morning was found dead after a witness tried to "hold" him until police responded, said Baltimore County police. Police did not immediately clarify if the witness killed the suspect, but the incident is being investigated as a "suspicious death." The witness was in the parking lot of a business on Annapolis Road near Virginia Avenue at about 8:30 a.m. when he saw another man breaking into a car on the lot, said police.
  • What Was Donald Trump Doing At Camp David? Enjoys Father's Day Weekend In Maryland Countryside

    06/19/2017 12:11:31 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    International Business Times ^ | June 19, 2017 | Ishani Roy
    President Donald Trump spent the Father's Day weekend at Camp David, which has been a quiet getaway for presidents in the Maryland countryside. After spending weekends at his own luxury clubs, this was Trump's first weekend at the presidential retreat known for its rustic charm. Trump also tweeted about the retreat, a 30-minute helicopter ride from White House, saying it was an honor to be there. The retreat is administered by the White House Military Office and includes a presidential office and living quarters, swimming pool, and meeting hall. (TWEET-AT-LINK) Trump usually spends weekends at the properties owned by him...
  • 6 killed in Baltimore since Monday night; police put on 12-hour shifts effective immediately

    06/13/2017 1:22:56 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 46 replies
    The Baltimore Sun ^ | June 13, 2017 | by Kevin Rector
    Six people were killed and at least two others wounded in separate shootings in Baltimore Monday night and early Tuesday morning, prompting Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis to announce a weeklong deployment initiative to put more officers on the street. Effective immediately, all patrol officers and detectives will be required to work 12-hour shifts, rather than their standard 10-hour shifts, and every sworn officer in the department capable of being deployed will be deployed, Davis said. Davis called the latest spate of violence — in a record-setting year for it — "unconscionable," and said he joined community members in being...
  • David Brock-Linked Group Aiding D.C./Maryland Suit Against Trump

    06/13/2017 11:30:09 AM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 16 replies
    True Pundit ^ | June 13, 2017 | Adm.
    Members of a group linked to liberal operative and Hillary Clinton loyalist David Brock are involved in a new lawsuit filed by the Democratic attorneys general of the District of Columbia and Maryland against President Trump over his private businesses. The lawsuit filed by D.C. and Maryland mimics that of a lawsuit filed earlier this year by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), a liberal legal advocacy group once led by Media Matters for America founder David Brock.
  • Battle over bare-breasted women brews at one of Maryland’s busiest beaches

    06/09/2017 8:28:51 AM PDT · by C19fan · 101 replies
    Washington Post ^ | June 9, 2017 | Lynh Bui and Ann E. Marimow
    A battle over bare-breasted women at one of Maryland’s most popular vacation spots is heating up as summer hits without a clear answer on whether women are free to be free at the beach. With the heat approaching, authorities in Ocean City issued a memo this week directing the beach patrol not to confront bare-chested women or ask them to cover up regardless of complaints. The policy is to stand until the Maryland Attorney General’s Office opines on state indecent exposure laws after a local beachgoer declared that if men can go sans tops, then women can, too.
  • Baltimore Shootout Robbery Suspect Fires at Cops

    06/08/2017 3:58:22 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 30 replies
    TMZ ^ | 6/7/2017 7:39 PM PDT | tmz staff
    Baltimore Robbery Suspect Shot and Killed in Crazy Shootout with Cops (VIDEO) Baltimore Shootout Robbery Suspect Fires at Cops ... In Crazy Video 3.0k 591 6/7/2017 7:39 PM PDT An armed robbery suspect got off a bus and started shooting at cops in broad daylight -- striking one of them -- before being shot and killed himself. The shootout went down in Baltimore Wednesday mid-afternoon after the suspect reportedly robbed 2 people nearby and attempted to flee via public transportation. A witness named Steve Outlaw recorded the chaos as the man got off the bus and began blasting. According to...