Gov. Hogan Directs MSP to Suspend ‘Good and Substantial Reason’ Standard for ‘Wear and Carry’ Permits

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Governor Larry Hogan, R.-Md. has directed Maryland State Police to immediately suspend the “good and substantial reason” standard when applications for ‘wear and carry permits’ are considered. Hogan released the following statement Tuesday: Over the course of my administration, I have consistently supported the right of law-abiding citizens to own and carry firearms, while enacting…

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Del. House Passes Bill That Restricts “Assault-Style” Weapons

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The Delaware House of Representatives voted 22-19 Thursday in favor of legislation that would, according to its sponsors, effectively prohibit the buying, selling, and possession of assault-style weapons. Such weapons would be legally defined and would include the AK-47, AR-15, UZI and similar firearms. The legislation, House Bill 450, would “grandfather” existing weapons and protect…

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2 Del. Bills Touted As Gun Safety

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Two bills were introduced in the Delaware State Senate Thursday that the sponsors said would “promote responsible gun ownership” and “reduce the firepower capability of deadly weapons.” Senate Bill 3 would require a permit and firearms training before the purchase of a handgun. Senate Bill 6 would outlaw large capacity magazines capable of holding more…

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Delaware Gun Rights advocates outraged over Governor’s decision to close firearm stores

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Delaware gun rights advocates across the state were outraged when they learned that gun shops and stores that exclusively sell firearms were deemed non-essential and would be closing at the direction of Governor Carney in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Mitch Denham, president of Delaware Gun Rights, expressed strong concerns following the state’s decision to…

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