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Opinion: Longer prison terms won’t end gun violence in Baltimore

February 21, 2023
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The Maryland General Assembly is considering legislation endorsed by Baltimore State’s Attorney Ivan Bates this session that would increase the maximum prison term for illegal gun possession from three years to five years. Supporters of these increased penalties have been touting them in public safety forums and through the media as necessary to deter crime, garnering support from numerous elected officials.

Article Source: The Baltimore Banner

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