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Buckel says Governor’s Suspension of Wear and Carry Standard is the “right call”

July 7th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan directed the state police this week to suspend the state's “good and substantial reason” standard for permits to carry handguns- an action applauded by House Minority Leader Jason Buckel.  Hogan’s order came a little more than a week  after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a similar New York law last month. Delegate Buckel, who represents Allegany County in the General Assembly, said the New York law pertaining to handguns “is virtually indistinguishable from Maryland law”. Despite some loud protests from many Democrats, Buckel said the governor made the right call…