Montgomery County defends gun ban amid Second Amendment attack
Montgomery County defends constitutionality of its law banning gun possession within 100 yards of an enumerated “place of public assembly.”
Gun group seeks restraining order against Montgomery County ban
A gun rights group urged a judge to block enforcement of a law banning gun possession within 100 yards of a “place of public assembly” pending a ruling on constitutionality.
Gun advocates challenge Md.’s ban on assault weapons, calling them common
Maryland’s assault-style-weapons ban violates the Second Amendment because the guns, though dangerous, are commonly used, gun rights advocates argued to the 4th Circuit.
Frosh defends assault weapons ban, cites 19th century knife restrictions
Maryland’s ban on semiautomatic assault-style weapons passes constitutional muster because it is in keeping with the nation’s history of restricting “extraordinarily dangerous” offensive weapons, the state’s attorney general argued.
Gun rights advocates challenge Md. assault weapons ban, cite Supreme Court
Maryland’s ban on semiautomatic assault-style weapons must be struck down because it is not in keeping with the Supreme Court's decision, gun rights advocates argue.
High court returns Md. assault weapons ban challenge to 4th circuit, cites Bruen
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday sent a constitutional challenge to Maryland’s ban on semiautomatic assault-style weapons back to a lower court with instructions that it apply the justices’ broad interpretation of the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms that they issued last week. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals had upheld […]
With Md. laws in their sights, gun rights advocates hail high court’s ruling
The Supreme Court’s decision has emboldened Maryland gun rights advocates in their pending Second Amendment challenges to the state’s handgun permitting and licensing requirements.