The gun rights advocates who successfully challenged the District of Columbia’s gun laws are now trying to do the same thing in Maryland.
The plaintiffs filed a lawsuit Thursday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore. It claims Maryland’s restrictions on handgun carry permits violate the Second Amendment.
Plaintiff Raymond Woollard was denied a permit to carry a handgun because he could not show he had been subject to “threats occurring beyond his residence.” His attorney says Woollard shouldn’t have to show a “good and substantial reason” to carry a gun, as is required in Maryland.
The lawsuit was also filed on behalf of the Bellevue, Wash.-based Second Amendment Foundation.
A spokeswoman for Attorney General Douglas Gansler declined to comment on the filing.
The gun rights advocates who successfully challenged the District of Columbia's gun laws are now…
by Tactical-Life.com / Jul 30, 2010