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Supreme Court rejects challenge to Maryland handgun law (access required)

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday let stand without comment a lower court ruling upholding the Maryland handgun permit law’s requirement that applicants provide the state with a “good and substantial reason” to carry the weapon outside the home. Gun-rights ...

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Md. senators worried panel becoming ‘handgun assistance board’ (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — Five of Gov. Larry Hogan’s appointments to the Maryland Handgun Permit Review Board have a number of Democratic legislators expressing concerns the panel will be more receptive to approving conceal-carry permits. The Senate Executive Nominations Committee voted Monday ...

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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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After 11-hour marathon in Senate, gun bill’s core remains intact (access required)

The state Senate has given preliminary approval to gun control legislation that would force future handgun owners to obtain a license and tightens restrictions on the mentally ill's access to firearms.

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Week in review: January 7, 2011 (access required)

Chief keeps aim on gun offenders At a news conference Monday, Baltimore Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III touted last year’s decrease in crime in the city and called for tougher sentences for gun offenders. He refused to answer questions about ...

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