Applying for a Gun in Md. Will Be Done Online Starting Jan. 1Maryland State Police announced the process of applying to buy a gun will no longer be done by paper but online starting January 1.
Effort To Ease Gun Application Backlog Causes New ControversyMarylanders in a rush to get guns before the new state restrictions take effect are clogging the system. Now the governor's solution to moving thousands of applications through the background checks is causing controversy.
Md. State Police Busy As Gun Applications SurgeAmid concerns about stricter gun laws in Maryland following the school shooting in Newtown, Conn., in December, many people have flocked to gun shops to buy weapons that could be banned Oct. 1.

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