WALKERSVILLE, Md. (AP) — A gun rights group is contesting firearms restrictions in a Frederick County town.

The Second Amendment Foundation has called on Walkersville to repeal a ban on shooting and carrying loaded guns in town.

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There are some exemptions, including for people with state handgun permits or for law enforcement officials and those practicing at gun ranges or teaching firearms safety classes.

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The Frederick News-Post reports that the group, based in Washington state, sent the town a letter last month and warned that it might sue if the town code weren’t changed.

Despite the notice, the town commissioners voted against making any changes at a Wednesday night meeting.

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