This would be the Maryland 'Ballistic Fingerprint' database which is now gone the way of the dodo.
And the defense of all this waste? "It sounded like a good idea at the time"
"Obviously, I'm disappointed," said former Gov. Parris N. Glendening, a Democrat whose administration pushed for the database to fulfill a campaign promise. "It's a little unfortunate, in that logic and common sense suggest that it would be a good crime-fighting tool."Except if you listened to experts in firearms who predicted all the things that wouldn't work but were shot down as 'gun nuts' and 'hating children' ad nauseum.
Three separate attempts were made to try and repeal the bill but a politically motivated chairman killed it by not letting it be heard.
Howabout they charge the people and organizations involved in keeping this boondoggle alive the amount it cost taxpayers?