As the nation recovers from a recent spate of mass shootings, a renewed gun control debate is prompting outcries from those who want to see stricter laws, and others who want to preserve second amendment rights. The issue is proving to be as thorny as it’s always been, including here on the Mid-Shore. Shootings in Atlanta, Georgia, and Boulder, Colorado, unfolded just days from each other. The tragedies have kickstarted calls for a federal ban on assault rifles and universal background checks from President Joe Biden and many Democrats.
From banning assault weapons to protecting Second Amendment rights, the Shore debates gun control
April 1, 2021