Public schools across Maryland would have to teach gun safety courses to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, under legislation that passed the General Assembly April 9.

Gov. Parris Glendening, who supports the idea of teaching children the dangers of firearms, is expected to sign the measure into law.

There was no discussion in the Senate as the bill passed on a 36-to-10 roll call.

Gun safety legislation had the support of...

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