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pdf.pngOpinion in Kanter v Barr (7th Circuit, 2019) NEWHOT

 Opinion contains the dissent of nominee to the Supreme Court, Judge Amy Coney Barret.

pdf.png4CA Amended Opinion in MSI v Hogan (HQL)

In Maryland Shall Issue v Hogan (19-1469)

pdf.png9CA Opinion in Duncan v Becerra

2-1 Decision finding California's ban on possession of magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds unconstitional under the 2nd Amendment of the Bill of Rights.

pdf.png4CA Opinion in MSI v Hogan (HQL) HOT

In Maryland Shall Issue v Hogan (19-1469)


Maryland Shall Issue, inc. v Lawrence Hogan 18-2474

pdf.png4CA Opinion - MSI v Hogan 18-2474 HOT

Opinion in challenge to SB707's takings of personal property.

pdf.pngMD Court of Special Appeals Decision - Whalen v Handgun Permit Review Board HOT
pdf.pngLetter to court 28j Lomax as filed

In regard to Maryland Shall Issue, Inc. v. Hogan, No. 18-2474 (4th Cir.)

pdf.pngLetter to court 28j Aposhian as filed HOT

In regard to MSI v Hogan (18-2474), 4th Cir.

pdf.pngLetter to Governor Hogan to Shut Down Gun Stores HOT
pdf.pngGatherings-FOURTH-AMENDED-3-30-20 HOT
pdf.pngTestimony in Opposition to SB1050 HOT
pdf.pngTestimony in Opposition to SB664 HOT
pdf.pngTestimony in Support of SB672, SB674, and HB914 HOT
pdf.pngTestimony in Support of SB881 HOT
pdf.pngTestimony in Support of SB880 HOT
pdf.pngMSI Testimony in Opposition to HB910 and SB958 HOT
pdf.pngMSI Testimony in Support of SB506 HOT
pdf.pngMSI Testimony in Opposition to SB816 and HB1257 HOT

Latest News

Handgun Qualification License ON TRIAL!

We are pleased that the court of appeals has allowed this important Second Amendment challenge to the Maryland Handgun Qualification License (HQL) to proceed to the merits.  We look forward to further proceedings in District Court.

You can read the opinion from the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit HERE

Court Uphold's MD's Taking of Rapid Fire Trigger Activators


In a sharply split, 2-1 decision, a panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has held that Maryland may ban the possession of "Rapid Fire Trigger Activators" by existing owners without paying just compensation under Fifth Amendment or the Maryland Constitution.  The majority ruled that no just compensation was owed to existing, lawful owners because the ban “does not require owners of rapid fire trigger activators to turn them over to the Government or to a third party.”  In short, as far as this majority is concerned, the State is free to ban the possession of any personal property without paying just compensation unless the State puts the property into its own pocket or the pocket of a third party.  If that is the law, then no personal property, of any kind, is safe from the grasping clutches of the General Assembly.  For example, the State could ban possession of your existing car and not pay a dime.  The dissenting opinion ably demolishes the majority's reasoning.  Needless to say, we will be seeking further review.

You can read the ruling HERE.  Stay tuned.

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Contact Info


Maryland Shall Issue®, Inc.
9613 Harford Rd
Ste C #1015
Baltimore, MD 21234-2150

Phone:  410-849-9197