Jacob Fenston http://www.kunc.org en New Maryland Firearms Law Rides In On A Wave Of Gun Sales http://www.kunc.org/post/new-maryland-firearms-law-rides-wave-gun-sales One of the strictest gun laws in the nation went into effect in Maryland on Tuesday. The new law bans assault rifles and high-capacity magazines, and it makes Maryland one of only six states that require handgun purchasers to get fingerprinted and take gun safety courses.<p>Gun owners in the state aren't happy, and in recent weeks, they've been flocking to snap up firearms. On Monday, outside Fred's Sporting Goods in Waldorf, there was a huge crowd and a countdown sign advertising: "1 day left."<p>The law is just a lot of "bureaucratic nonsense," says gun owner Leslie Cates. Tue, 01 Oct 2013 21:21:00 +0000 Jacob Fenston 50281 at http://www.kunc.org New Maryland Firearms Law Rides In On A Wave Of Gun Sales Reenacting Antietam: Fighting As Family Once Did http://www.kunc.org/post/reenacting-antietam-fighting-family-once-did Transcript <p>LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST: <p>Tomorrow marks the 150th anniversary of the Civil War's Battle of Antietam, one of the bloodiest days of any war. In honor of the sesquicentennial, the battle site is hosting a slew of events commemorating the fight. Reporter Jacob Fenston went to Sharpsburg, Maryland, the site of the battle, and brings us this report.<p>JACOB FENSTON, BYLINE: It started just before dawn.<p>(SOUNDBITE OF BUGLE PLAYING)<p>FENSTON: As the bugle sounds in the still-dark morning, men rustle out of their canvas tents, pulling on dusty and worn wool jackets. Sun, 16 Sep 2012 11:35:00 +0000 Jacob Fenston 33703 at http://www.kunc.org