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By Michael Widlanski
Leveling the battlefield to aid terrorists enables evil to fight on
Topic - Douglas F. Gansler
A Maryland man serving a prison sentence in Israel for a horrific murder he committed as a teen in Aspen Hill was gunned down Sunday by police special forces after he stole a gun and shot three guards.
Supporters of Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler's bid for governor filed a lawsuit Thursday seeking to block his rival's campaign from fundraising during the state's fast-approaching legislative session.
Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler said Thursday he "probably should have done more" to determine whether alcohol was present at a teen house party he briefly stopped by this summer.
Gun rights activists who filed a federal lawsuit attempting to block stringent new gun restrictions in Maryland demonstrated neither a likelihood of success in the case nor irreparable harm they would suffer if the law goes into effect Tuesday and should not be granted a temporary restraining order, lawyers for the state say.
Politicians, often attempting to distinguish themselves from their opponents and galvanize their supporters, are increasingly getting tripped up over language or ideas at odds with the image they've created for the general public's consumption.
Courts can immediately begin processing marriage license applications to allow wedding ceremonies for same-sex couples in Maryland on New Year's Day, according to an opinion issued Thursday by the state's attorney general.
A federal appeals court is scheduled to hear arguments Wednesday on the constitutionality of Maryland's controversial requirement that legal gun owners have a "good and substantial reason" to carry concealed weapons.
A federal judge has ordered Maryland officials to stop enforcing a law barring state residents from receiving concealed-carry handgun permits unless they provide a "good and substantial reason" to carry their weapons in public.
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Gov. Martin O'Malley, Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler on Wednesday braced supporters of gay marriage rights in Maryland for a long battle and urged them to work hard throughout the state to persuade voters to support equal rights under the law for same-sex couples.
The only thing anyone seems to know right now about Maryland's 2014 governor's race is that it could be the most wide open in recent memory.
"Don't frack with our water!" For those who see a darker side to the Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling industry transforming these parts, that has become the new local rallying cry.
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection on Tuesday levied the largest fine in state history against an oil or gas company, sending what it called a "clear message" to Chesapeake Energy after several recent violations.
THE WASHINGTON TIMES ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union says Gov. Martin O'Malley is trying to remove oversight of the Baltimore Police Department, which they say engaged in overzealous arrests during his term as mayor.
Mr. Gansler, who at the time vocally criticized Israeli judges for their handling of the case, said Sunday that the incident brings closure to the case.
"He's on the brink of being released from jail and then he goes on what basically seems to be a suicide rampage," said Mr. Gansler, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for governor. "So this was a young man who was still very troubled, and this ends a very tumultuous life."