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2018 MSI Annual Meeting + Wear and Carry Seminar
Saturday, September 08, 2018, 12:30pm - 04:30pm
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MSI will be holding board and officer elections during our annual meeting on September 8, 2018 from 12:30-1:30p.  There will be a short half hour break, and then we will be hosting a Wear and Carry Seminar open to the public from 2:00p - 4:30p.  MSI Members may attend the training free of charge.  Non-members can pay $30 at the door to attend.  It is an exceptional value either way!

The meeting and the training will be held at:
The Meeting House
5885 Robert Oliver Place (Room 100)
Columbia, MD 21045
(Google Maps)

There will be several positions up for election:
2x Board of Directors
Vice President

Of those seats up for election, all current seat-holders are running for re-election except one Board of Directors member who will not.  If you would like to submit your nomination for any of those positions and have been a member of at least 2 years, please send your submission to  by midnight on Friday, August 31.

After the nominations have been compiled, an online ballot will be e-mailed out to all members eligible to vote.  Those who plan to attend may vote at the annual meeting; those who cannot should use the online ballot.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Location 5885 Robert Oliver Place (Room 100), Columbia, MD 21045

Latest News

Shooting Ranges and Dealers Are Critical Infrastructure and May Remain Open!

Gun Ranges and and Federal Firearms Licensees may remain open!

Governor Hogan's latest order (dated March 30, 2020) states:

This Order controls the occupancy and use of all businesses, organizations, establishments, and facilities that are not part of the critical infrastructure sectors identified by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (currently described at https://www.cisa.gov/identifying-critical-infrastructure-during-covid-19) (collectively, “Non-Essential Businesses”).

That cross reference to the DHS website is controlling as to the scope of the Governor's definition of "non-essential businesses."  Stated differently, the order expressly does NOT apply to businesses that are part of the "critical infrastructure sectors," as defined by DHS.  That cross reference thus requires reference to the DHS site in order to determine what is a "critical infrastructure" business. 

At that DHS website is the Guidance on the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce: Ensuring Community and National Resilience in COVID-19 Response Version 2.0 (March 28, 2020), available at https://www.cisa.gov/sites/default/files/publications/CISA_Guidance_on_the_Essential_Critical_Infrastructure_Workforce_Version_2.0_Updated.pdf.  That document sets out the "identified essential critical infrastructure workers," which includes:  "Workers supporting the operation of firearm or ammunition product manufacturers, retailers, importers, distributors, and shooting ranges."  Those businesses may remain open, including "firearm or ammunition . . . retailers" and "shooting ranges." 

We endorse the Governor's recommendations for safe practices while at these facilities.  See https://coronavirus.maryland.gov/.  If you have any questions on the scope of the Governor's orders, you should consult your lawyer.  The Governor's orders have the force of law and a violation of the orders is a criminal misdemeanor.  See MD Code, Public Safety, § 14-114. 

Link to Governor Hogan's Fourth Executive Order

Link to the latest guidance from the Department of Homeland Security

Maryland Shall Issue has joined the AGC!

As of March 19th, 2020, the AGC is currently closed.


MSI is now an AGC club!

Maryland Shall Issue, inc. is proud to announce that it has formally joined the Associated Gun Clubs of Baltimore (AGC) as an Associated Club. Therefore, anyone who is a current member of MSI in good standing is eligible to purchase an AGC range badge upon completion of a range safety orientation. This is an important benefit for members as the AGC range is one of the finest shooting facilities on the East Coast. 

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Contact Info


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

Phone:  410-849-9197
Web:   www.marylandshallissue.org