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Open and public carry can solve Maryland’s gun control problem

July 8, 2022

After New York State’s “proper cause” standard for carrying a firearm outside the home was struck down as unconstitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Tuesday directed the State Police to stop using the “good and substantial reason” standard in deciding whether citizens could carry a gun. Governor Hogan’s decision, supported by the state’s Attorney General’s Office, may make it easier for citizens to carry a gun, however, it should not make it easier for citizens to carry concealed guns.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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