A three-judge federal appeals court panel appears poised to strike down as unconstitutional Maryland’s training and licensing requirement for would-be handgun purchasers.
An attorney told a seemingly skeptical Maryland Supreme Court that a ban on gun possession by someone sentenced to more than two years in prison for a nonviolent common law crime violates the Constitution.
The change from Gov. Larry Hogan to Gov. Wes Moore will occur with much less fanfare in the clerk’s office of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Amid a sharp increase in gun permit approvals, a Senate panel will soon consider controversial gun control legislation aimed at promoting public safety while trying to comply with a 2022 Supreme Court ruling.
Gun rights group says gun control organization colluded with Montgomery County to unfairly weaken the group’s ability to challenge a law restricting gun possession.
Montgomery County defends constitutionality of its law banning gun possession within 100 yards of an enumerated “place of public assembly.”
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.
A federal appeals court panel appears poised to strike down Maryland’s ban on semiautomatic assault-style weapons as unconstitutional in light of a recent Supreme Court decision and based on the argument that the firearms are commonly used by law-abiding citizens for self-defense. Two of the three judges on the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals […]
The Maryland General Assembly will consider legislation this coming session aimed again at protecting Marylanders from firearm violence.
Montgomery County’s ban on gun possession near a “place of public assembly” is essentially a countywide ban in violation of the right to bear arms, says gun rights group.
Maryland’s top court will consider whether the state’s ban on gun possession by someone sentenced to more than two years in prison for a nonviolent common law crime violates the Second Amendment.
Maryland’s licensing requirement for handgun buyers violates the right to keep arms for personal home protection and lacks roots from early America, gun groups say.