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Md. high court weighs ban on gun possession by nonviolent ex-convicts

March 3, 2023
The front façade of the Supreme Court of the United States in Washington, DC.

A defense attorney told a seemingly skeptical Maryland Supreme Court Thursday that the state’s ban on gun possession by someone sentenced to more than two years in prison for a nonviolent common law crime violates the constitutional right to keep and bear arms in light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s broad interpretation of the right last year.


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