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


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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Md. AG Frosh: Supreme Court Overturning of Roe v. Wade “strips away fundamental right of women to control their own bodies”


Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh has issued a statement following the release of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization:  “Today’s decision strips away the fundamental right of women to control their own bodies.  Including in its sweep even survivors of abuse, rape, and incest, it robs…

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