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Supreme Court Won’t Hear Maryland’s Challenge to Assault Weapons Ban

Supreme Court Won't Hear Maryland's Challenge to Assault Weapons Ban

Succeeding the 2012 Newtown, Connecticut school shooting massacre, which left 20 children and six adults dead, Maryland’s General Assembly banned the selling of assault weapons and detachable large-capacity magazines in 2013. In response to an appeal by Maryland residents, weapon dealers and owners alike who argued that the ban violated their Second Amendment rights, the […]