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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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4th Circuit revives gun dealer’s challenge to Md. law

The 4th Circuit joined other circuits in finding that the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 did not include a vehicle for patients to sue for an alleged violation. (U.S. General Services Administration)

A Maryland firearms dealer can pursue its constitutional challenge to the state’s law and regulations requiring would-be handgun purchasers to be licensed before they can buy the weapon, a federal appeals court ruled Monday. Atlantic Guns Inc. claims the Firearm ...

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Md. law enforcers to help with gun background checks

Maryland State Police say officers from several law enforcement agencies will help troopers conduct background checks for people applying to buy guns. State police said Thursday that officers from other agencies will conduct firearm purchase application background investigations. State law ...

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