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Montgomery County’s gun ban draws Second Amendment challenge

December 1, 2022

Montgomery County’s new law prohibiting gun possession within 100 yards of a park, religious institution, hospital or other enumerated “place of public assembly” has essentially created a countywide ban in violation of the constitutional right to keep and bear arms, a gun rights group stated Tuesday in seeking a federal court order striking down the statute. “In short, it is simply impossible, as a practical matter, to possess and transport a firearm in the county in public with a wear and carry permit in compliance with (the law),” Maryland Shall Issue wrote in papers filed in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt.

Article Source: The Daily Record

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