Maryland’s firearm regulations are arguably in the top 10 in the United States.
The state of Maryland does not control the sale of shotguns and rifles. The sale/transfer/possession of handguns, and assault weapons is controlled by the state. Firearms are banned from schools, public demonstrations and most types of social gatherings.
Maryland’s state constitution does not guarantee its citizens the right to bear arms.
|Permit to Purchase||No||Partial|
|State Preemption of Local Restrictions||Yes||Yes|
(often encompasses the open carry permit)
Maryland does not honor any other state's permits.
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Wisconsin