Constitutionality of Maryland Concealed-Carry Statute On Its Way to the Fourth Circuit

August 1st, 2012

Earlier this year, a district judge in Maryland struck down the Free State’s concealed-carry statute, finding that the ““good and substantial reason” standard was overly broad, and violated the rights protected by the Second Amendment. The district court denied an application stay the mandate pending appeal. Now the Fourth Circuit has granted the stay. An appeal on the merits will follow shortly.

H/T How Appealing