Skip to comments.Cuccinelli files brief in Maryland gun case
Posted on 08/13/2012 10:24:58 AM PDT by neverdem
Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli hoping to be elected governor of Virginia in 2013 has filed a brief in a Maryland gun case that is bound to hit the target with firearms enthusiasts in Virginia.
Cuccinelli's office last week filed a "friend of the court" brief on behalf of Virginia and 13 other states in support of a federal district court ruling that struck down a Maryland law. It grants handgun carry permits only to people who can prove a "good and substantial reason" that they face a specific or imminent threat to their personal safety beyond that of ordinary citizens.
Virginia does not require its residents to have a permit to openly carry firearms but requires permits for individuals to carry concealed handguns.
Maryland has appealed the decision in Woollard v. Gallagher, which is being heard in the 4th U.S. Court of Appeals...
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They're seeing the writing on the wall.
Maryland “Freak State” PING!
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