Attorney General Derek Schmidt added Kansas to a friend-of-the-court brief arguing that people don’t need to show why they want a permit to carry a concealed firearm. That’s already the case in Kansas, but a few states, such as Maryland, require a “good and substantial reason” for the permit. Personal anxiety isn’t a good enough reason in Maryland. A district court struck down the Maryland law, and an appellate court in Virginia is reviewing it.
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