gun control

March 23, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Eastern Middle School Students Honored for Documentaries on Social Issues (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

More than 30 students at Eastern Middle School were recognized on Wednesday for winning C-SPAN’s annual student video documentary competition titled, “StudentCam.” “We’ve had a lot of winners from Eastern which is why we’re here to recognize them in front of their families, friends and peers,” Doug Hemmig, spokesperson for C-SPAN said. C-SPAN’s StudentCam competition […]

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March 4, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Kathleen Matthews: “Addressing Gun Safety is a Really Critical First Issue for Us” (VIDEO)

Kathleen Matthews is running for Maryland’s 8th Congressional District seat and she recently stopped by Montgomery Community Media studios to record her candidate statement. MyMCMedia caught up with Matthews in the newsroom and in this Extra video, she talks about why gun control is a top priority in her campaign.

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January 11, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Safe Silver Spring Discusses Legislative Priorities for 2016 (VIDEO)

Safe Silver Spring hosted its annual Legislative Forum on Thursday, January 7, at the Silver Spring Civic Building. In this MyMCMedia video, elected officials and citizens discuss upcoming public safety legislation. MyMCMedia’s Willie James Inman reports. To learn more about Safe Silver Spring you can visit its Facebook page.

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January 8, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Safe Silver Spring Annual Legislative Forum Focuses on Gun Safety (PHOTO)

Gun safety was a hot top at the Safe Silver Spring Annual Legislative Forum held on Thursday night. Residents, political leaders and activists gathered at the Silver Spring Civic Center to discuss human trafficking, police body cameras, immigrant deportations and criminal justice reform. Councilmember Marc Elrich, Councilmember Tom Hucker, State Senator Jamie Raskin and Delegate […]

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December 17, 2015 | Staff Writer

Congressional Candidate Kathleen Matthews Unveils Plan to Reduce Gun Violence (VIDEO)

Maryland congressional candidate Kathleen Matthews released a campaign video advocating for gun safety laws, along with an eight point plan to reduce gun violence in America on Thursday. You can watch Matthews video below. Matthews outlined her eight point plan in a news release, and it includes: A national registry for all gun and ammunition […]

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December 14, 2015 | Willie James Inman

Interfaith Vigil Against Gun Violence to Take Place in Bethesda (PHOTO)

Members of Montgomery County’s faith community will come together tonight for a vigil against gun violence on the 3rd anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. The vigil will take place at Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church at 9601 Cedar Lane in Bethesda, and will feature reflection, music and prayer from Montgomery County’s Christian, […]

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October 30, 2014 | Krista Brick

Hogan Talks Gun Control (VIDEO)

Fresh from an endorsement by the National Rifle Association, Republican Candidate for Governor Larry Hogan talks about his stance on gun issues in this MyMCMedia Extra.

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February 11, 2014 | Staff Writer

Chief Manger at Race Relations Forum (Video)

In this MyMCMedia extra, Chief Tom Manger addresses a question posed at a forum on race relations in Montgomery County. The question: “Do you think a Trayvon Martin type incident occur in Montgomery County?” For more coverage see our earlier posts:      

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September 18, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Texas Governor Rick Perry Visits Bethesda (Photos & Videos)

Texas Governor Rick Perry visited Montgomery County on Sept. 18. He met with some Maryland Republicans and business people during a lunch reception at Morton’s in Bethesda. The Governor said he is in Maryland to discuss red state versus blue state policies and to talk to business owners about business opportunities in Texas. During his […]

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April 30, 2013 | Evans

Gun Crazy

We’ve all been called crazy, done crazy things or had them done to us. Some of us have even felt crazy. Consider this: Given how we use it, does the word “crazy” accurately describe the off-your-meds, maybe undiagnosed, separated-from-reality, violent and destructive mindset of someone who uses a gun to kill children? Or teens? Or […]

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