Archive for March, 2018

Let’s review:

What DIDN’T stop today’s school shooting:
– Maryland’s assault weapon ban
– Maryland’s 10-round magazine limit
– Maryland’s universal background check requirement
– Maryland’s law requiring an exhaustive application process to obtain a permit to purchase a handgun
– Maryland’s law prohibiting purchase of more than one firearm per month
– Maryland’s law requiring handgun registration
– Maryland’s law requiring licensing of handgun owners
– Maryland’s extremely limited approval of concealed carry permits
– Maryland’s refusal to honor any concealed carry permit from another state
– Federal law prohibiting handgun possession for people under 21
– Laws against carrying without a permit
– Gun free zone laws
– Laws against discharging a firearm in public
– Laws against attempted murder

What DID stop today’s school shooting:
– An armed person at the scene who engaged the shooter in less than a minute

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