D.C.’s concealed carry law started Thursday, but police say only a few people have submitted applications for permits.
A federal judge on Tuesday upheld a Maryland ban on 45 assault weapons and a limit on gun magazines to 10 rounds, two key parts of a sweeping gun-control law that were challenged shortly before the law went into effect last year.
The Supreme Court won’t review a decision upholding Maryland’s law requiring handgun permit applicants to demonstrate a “good and substantial reason” for carrying a weapon outside their own home or business.
The next big issue in the national debate over guns — whether people have a right to be armed in public — is moving closer to Supreme Court review.
The District and a man who sued the city over its gun laws are both appealing a judge’s award of attorneys’ fees in the historic case.
Virginia, one of the more relaxed states in regards to gun control, is faced with a series of bills to even further loosen regulation.