ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Maryland can continue enforcing its gun permit law requiring residents to show a "good and substantial reason" to carry handguns until a federal appeals court decides the matter.
The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond granted a stay in the case on Wednesday. That's after a federal judge decided to lift a stay on his finding that the state's law was unconstitutional.
The court has directed that the case be expedited and tentatively scheduled for arguments in October.