Sept. 30, 2013
The state of Maryland says gun advocates waited too long to challenge tougher firearm regulations set to take effect Tuesday.
Attorney General Doug Gansler asked a federal judge in Baltimore on Monday to deny their request for an order blocking enforcement of the law.
A collection of gun shops, firearm associations and private citizens filed two lawsuits late last week challenging different aspects of the law on constitutional grounds. A court hearing on the first case is set for Tuesday.