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Gun rights advocates renew challenge to Md. assault weapons ban

In this 2013 file photo, Randy Farmer, President of FreeState Gun Range in Middle River holds an AR-15 rifle for sale. (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

Gun rights advocates have taken aim again at Maryland’s assault weapons ban, hoping a reconstituted and more conservative U.S. Supreme Court will consider and overturn a 2017 lower court ruling upholding the constitutionality of the state’s prohibition. In papers filed ...

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Gun group files final plea for high court review of Maryland permit law

Guns on display in 2013 at  FreeState Gun Range in Middle River.  (File photo)

In a final plea that the Supreme Court hear their Second Amendment appeal, Maryland gun-rights advocates stated Wednesday that law-abiding citizens have the same constitutional right to carry handguns outside their homes for protection as the justices said they do ...

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Supreme Court must decide whether to press on with gun case

FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2018, file photo, Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh stands before a ceremonial swearing-in in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Newly released tax records show an obscure non-profit last year gave nearly $15 million it received from anonymous donors to a conservative advocacy group that backedKavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination. The Wellspring Committee made the contributions to the Judicial Crisis Network. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

As the nation renews debate over gun control, the Supreme Court must decide whether to press ahead with a Second Amendment case it has accepted for the coming term, its first in a decade. Gun-control groups operate under a no-news-is-good-news ...

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Foes of Maryland’s gun ban make final bid for high-court review

FILE - In this April 4, 2017, file photo, the Supreme Court Building is seen in Washington. In an era of deep partisan division, the Supreme Court could soon decide whether the drawing of electoral districts can be too political. A dispute over Wisconsin’s Republican-drawn boundaries for the state legislature offers Democrats some hope of cutting into GOP electoral majorities across the United States.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

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

Attorney General Brian E. Frosh. (File)

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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