Legislation keeping the names of concealed handgun permit holders secret is headed to Gov. Bob McDonnell’s desk after winning final legislative approval Thursday.
Henrico County police say a second-grader brought a handgun to an elementary school.
Maryland Natural Resources Police say a bow hunter who accidentally shot himself could face charges.
The District of Columbia and lawyers for a man who sued the city over its gun laws have agreed on attorneys’ fees in the landmark case.
Maryland’s requirement that residents show a “good and substantial reason” to get a handgun permit is unconstitutional, according to a federal judge’s opinion filed Monday.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell signed a bill Tuesday that repealed a 19-year-old law that limited individuals to one handgun purchase every 30 days.
The nation’s first elected black governor said he knew Democratic Sen. Creigh Deeds would support repealing the law enacted during his term 19 years ago when Virginia was a gun-runner’s paradise. Deeds opposed it back then.
Under the House legislation, people with a concealed carry permit in one state could carry a concealed weapon in every other state that gives people the right to carry concealed weapons.