The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals today issued a stay keeping Maryland’s concealed-carry gun permit process in place.
U.S. District Court Judge Benson Everett Legg had ordered Maryland to cease enforcement of a law barring Maryland residents from getting concealed-carry handgun permits unless they provide a decent reason for it. The order was to go in effect on August 7th. Now, it won’t.
Here are some thoughts on the Woollard case from the gun folks who I’m sure are bitter today that you need a reason – at least for a little while longer – to be walking around with a gun.