New Mexico And Texas Among States Asking Court To Strike Down Maryland Gun Control

Twenty-one states are asking a federal appeals court to overturn provisions of Maryland's gun-control law that ban 45 assault weapons and limit gun magazines to 10 rounds.  West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey led the coalition in filing a friend-of-the-court brief in the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia.

The brief says the law violates the Second Amendment right to keep firearms in homes for self-protection.

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