Gun Control

Activists File Lawsuit To Block Maryland's New Gun Law

Suit says Second Amendment protects the right to own assault rifles and magazines with more than 10 rounds

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Gun-rights activists in Maryland have filed a federal lawsuit to block the state's new gun law before new requirements on assault weapons and large magazines go into effect Oct. 1.

In the lawsuit in filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in Maryland, the plaintiffs argues the the Second Amendment and case law protect their right to own assault rifles and magazines that hold more than 10 rounds, The Baltimore Sun reported.