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U.S. Court of Appeals grants rehearing on Maryland handgun law

BALTIMORE, MD—The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit this week granted Maryland’s petition for rehearing en banc in the case of Maryland Shall Issue v. Wes Moore. The ruling means that the full appellate court will reconsider the November ruling by a three-judge panel of the court that Maryland’s law requiring most citizens to obtain a license …


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Attorney General Brown files petition for rehearing in handgun licensing case Maryland Shall Issue v. Wes Moore

UPDATE: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has granted Maryland’s petition for rehearing in this case. Original story below… BALTIMORE, MD—The Office of the Attorney General has filed a petition (PDF) for a rehearing en banc in the case of Maryland Shall Issue v. Wes Moore, in which the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth …


Elected officials react after court strikes down Maryland’s Handgun Qualification License requirement

UPDATE 2: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has granted Maryland’s petition for rehearing in this case. UPDATE: The Office of the Attorney General has filed a petition (PDF) for a rehearing. Original story below… ANNAPOLIS, MD—On Tuesday, the Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled that Maryland’s Handgun Qualification License requirement is unconstitutional under the …