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‘Exceptionally lethal’: Maryland’s battle over concealed-carry permits

More Maryland residents can carry guns in public after the landmark Supreme Court decision on the New York State Rifle and Pistol Association v. Bruen case made it easier for people to get concealed-carry permits. Since then, the number of Maryland residents with approved concealed-carry permits tripled between July 2022 and May 2023. But a law signed by Maryland Governor Wes Moore puts new limits on who can get a permit and where they can conceal carry. Co-Director of Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Violence Solutions Cassandra Crifasi comes on the show to talk about the ongoing battle over concealed-carry permits in Maryland and talks about gun violence from a public health perspective.

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