Federal judge upholds critical provisions of Maryland gun control law

[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the District of Maryland [official website] on Tuesday upheld two key provisions of the Maryland Firearms Safety Act of 2013 [legislative materials] that ban certain types of "assault weapons" and a limit gun magazines to 10 rounds. Judge Catherine Blake found [AP report] that the state’s law served the government’s legitimate interest in ensuring public safety while not burdening the central Second Amendment right as articulated by the Supreme Court. Opponents…

Source: http://jurist.org/paperchase/2014/08/federal-judge-upholds-critical-provisions-of-maryland-gun-control-law.php

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