MSI v. Montgomery County Update


On June 16, 2021, we filed an emergency motion for partial summary judgment on three of our counts against Montgomery County's enactment of Bill 4-21. The motion seeks to enjoin the County from enforcing their new illegal laws which will go into effect on July 16th without action from the Court. Find the motion HERE and the memorandum in support HERE. As we have stated previously, we will not sit idle while politicians make criminals of ordinary and law-abiding residents. You can learn more and find updates about this case at

Taking these challenges is not possible without your support! Consider becoming a member of MSI, donating, or wearing MSI apparel or picking up our accessories.

Meanwhile, the State has filed a notice of appeal in Hulbert v. Pope, not at all happy that Sgt. Pope was stripped of qualified immunity and that the case will proceed to trial for the unlawful arrest of Jeff and Kevin Hulbert. Furthermore, MSI v. Hogan, the HQL litigation, is fully briefed before the federal District Court in Baltimore and the parties are awaiting further action from the judge. Call v. Jones, the case against Maryland's handgun carry ban, is being held in the US Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit pending the outcome of New York State Rifle and Pistol Assoc. v. Corlett, which will likely be scheduled for oral argument this October or November at the US Supreme Court. A ruling in that potentially game-changing case wouldn't be expected until late next June.

We're excited to announce that the MSI Annual meeting will be in-person on September 18th, 2021. Information on location and more will be forthcoming. In the meantime, stop by our booth and say hello to us at the Nation's Gun Show in Chantilly, VA this weekend!

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Testimony in Opposition to SB 113 and HB 259 - Civil Actions - Public Nuisances - Firearm Industry Members (Gun Industry Accountability Act of 2023)


House Bill "Civil Actions - Public Nuisances - Firearm Industry Members (Gun Industry Accountability Act of 2023)"
Sponsored by Delegates Atterbeary and Rosenberg
Being heard in the House Judiciary Committee 2/1/2023
Testimony Signup: 1/30/2023 between 8am and 3pm

Senate Bill "Civil Actions - Public Nuisances - Firearm Industry Members (Gun Industry Accountability Act of 2023)"
Sponsored by Senator Waldstreicher
Being heard in the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee 2/7/2023
Testimony Signup: 2/6/2023 between 8am and 3pm


The Bill: This Bill defines a new offense of “public nuisance” and is designed to negate the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act, 15 U.S.C. § 7901, et seq. (“PLCAA”). It provides a new duty of care on a “firearm industry member” a term that is defined by the bill to include “A PERSON ENGAGED IN THE SALE, MANUFACTURING, DISTRIBUTION, IMPORTING, OR MARKETING” of any “a “firearm-related product,” a term that is defined to include all firearms and ammunition, including mere “COMPONENTS” of firearms and ammunition.

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