Tracking Red Flag Laws in Maryland

Maryland judges have denied or dismissed nearly 48% of Extreme Protective Order petitions sworn out since October against people suspected by concerned family members and police of being at risk of suicide or committing gun violence. The rulings allow the people subjected to the petitions to get guns seized by police returned to them.
Published: 6:22 PM EDT August 6, 2019
Updated: 6:21 PM EDT August 6, 2019