Striking down the City’s ban on electronic self-defense weapons is especially important in a state like Maryland, where acquiring a license to carry a handgun is extremely difficult.
Via Baltimore Sun:
The Baltimore City Council is moving to legalize stun gun possession for city residents in response to a federal court ruling.
A bill to be introduced at Monday's City Council meeting on behalf of the Pugh administration would allow a person to "possess and use an electronic control device as a form of non-lethal self-defense in the home and in public."
The legislation does, however, put some restrictions on the use of stun guns. It states, for instance, that they may not be possessed by a person who "poses an unacceptable risk to public safety."
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