Police in Blue State Defiantly Enforce Strict Handgun Law Court Ruled Unconstitutional
Although a federal court was clear that Maryland’s handgun qualification law is an unconstitutional violation of the Second Amendment, it’s still being enforced.
In late November, a three-judge panel of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals struck down the law, noting that it failed the test imposed by the US. Supreme Court in its 2022 decision in New York State Rifle and Pistol Association vs. Bruen, according to Maryland Matters.
“Maryland’s handgun qualification law is … the most severe of anywhere in the country by far,” Mark Pennak, president of Maryland Shall Issue, a party to the lawsuit. “It is the most burdensome of any enacted anywhere.”
But it is still the law, because the decision gave the state time to file an appeal with the full Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals before makin …