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Gun rights activists can pursue claim against arresting officer, judge says

Kevin Hulbert signs two new criminal citations on Feb. 6 as his brother Jeff speaks to officers. The two men were arrested by Maryland Capitol Police during a peaceful Second Amendment Demonstration and charged with trespassing and disorderly conduct.  (The Daily Record / Bryan P. Sears)

Gun rights advocates arrested by a Maryland Capitol Police officer during a peaceful protest near the State House three years ago can pursue their lawsuit alleging their constitutional rights to speak freely and be free of unreasonable seizure were violated, ...

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Judge rejects bid to block Md. bump-stock ban from taking effect

FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2013, file photo, an employee of North Raleigh Guns demonstrates how a "bump" stock works at the Raleigh, N.C., shop. The gunman who unleashed hundreds of rounds of gunfire on a crowd of concertgoers in Las Vegas on Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, attached what is called a "bump-stock" to two of his weapons, in effect converting semiautomatic firearms into fully automatic ones. (AP Photo/Allen Breed, File)

Maryland’s recently enacted ban on attachments that enable guns to fire more rapidly will go into effect as scheduled Oct. 1 after a federal judge Friday rejected a bid from gun-rights advocates to block enforcement of the law while its constitutionality remains in litigation.

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Md. judicial appointee’s gun rights’ advocacy draws attention

A recent appointee to the Caroline Circuit Court is drawing attention for his vocal advocacy on gun-related issues. Advocates who support stricter gun regulations say the comments made by current Caroline County State’s Attorney Jonathan Newell raise eyebrows. A spokesman ...

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