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Foes of Maryland’s gun ban make final bid for high-court review (access required)

In their final bid for Supreme Court review, gun-rights advocates have pressed the justices to review and overturn a lower-court decision upholding the constitutionality of Maryland’s ban on military-style assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, those carrying more than 10 rounds ...

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Frosh urges justices to reject appeal of Maryland’s weapons ban (access required)

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Tuesday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to let stand a lower-court decision upholding the constitutionality of the state’s ban on military-style assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, those carrying more than 10 rounds of ...

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No reprieve for Md. gun rights advocates (access required)

Maryland’s new gun-control law dodged a bullet on its first day Tuesday, as a federal judge rejected arguments from gun-rights advocates to block statutory provisions banning the purchase of semi-automatic assault weapons and requiring handgun purchasers to be licensed by the state before buying.

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Frosh claims victory over NRA (access required)

Sen. Brian E. Frosh says the National Rifle Association's decision to fight Maryland's yet-to-be-signed gun control law in court rather than at the polls shows the pro-gun organization knows state voters would uphold the law.

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