Demand is surging for concealed carry permits in Maryland in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that Americans have a right to carry firearms in public for self-defense. The Washington Post reported Friday that Maryland State Police say they’ve received 11 times the usual number of permit applications to carry a gun. The surge comes after Gov. Larry Hogan’s order to bring the state in line with the high court’s ruling on June 23.
Demand surges in Maryland for handguns and carry permits
July 19, 2022