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D.C. Leaders Propose Concealed Handgun Permits

District of Columbia officials are proposing that residents can carry concealed handguns if they show a reason for seeking a permit.


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Court Upholds Md. Concealed-Carry Gun Law

A federal appeals court says Maryland’s law requiring applicants for a permit to carry a handgun to have a substantial reason is constitutional.


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Wyoming House Approves Bills Exempting State From Federal Gun Control Measures

Faced with the prospect of new federal gun restrictions, the Wyoming House gave initial approval Wednesday to bills that sponsors say would exempt guns in the state from new regulations while possibly taking the fight to criminals who might choose to attack public schools.