Gun Policy News
US Supreme Court Refuses to Rule on Carrying Guns Outside the Home
3 October 2011
Guardian (UK) / Reuters
The US supreme court has refused to consider whether an individual's right to own guns includes carrying a firearm outside the home – staying out of one of the nation's most divisive social, political and legal issues.
The justices let stand a ruling by Maryland's highest court that upheld a state law prohibiting the carrying of a handgun without a permit outside of one's home.
The court turned down the opportunity to define the reach of its landmark 2008 ruling... (GunPolicy.org)
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