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4th Circuit holds challenge to Md. handgun permit law, awaits high court ruling (access required)

A decision on the constitutionality of Maryland’s requirement that handgun permit applicants provide the state with a “good and substantial reason” to carry the weapon outside the home must await a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on a similar challenge from ...

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Gun group files final plea for high court review of Maryland permit law (access required)

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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Frosh urges justices to reject handgun law challenge (access required)

The Maryland attorney general’s office urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to let stand a decision upholding the state’s requirement that handgun-permit applicants provide a “good and substantial reason” for carrying the weapon outside the home. In papers filed ...

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Justices show interest in Maryland handgun permit law challenge (access required)

The U.S. Supreme Court has shown interest in hearing a gun rights group’s argument that the Maryland handgun permit law’s requirement that applicants provide the state with a “good and substantial reason” to carry a handgun outside the home violates ...

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Maryland waives its response to 2nd Amendment appeal (access required)

The Maryland Attorney General’s Office will take a wait-and-see approach to a U.S. Supreme Court challenge by gun rights advocates to the Maryland handgun permit law’s requirement that applicants provide the state with a “good and substantial reason” to carry ...

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Gun rights groups revive challenge to handgun permit standard (access required)

After failing in 2013, gun rights advocates have resurrected their constitutional challenge to Maryland’s handgun permit law, saying its requirement that applicants provide the state with a “good and substantial reason” to carry the weapon outside the home violates their ...

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