Senate Overrides Governor's Veto on Background Checks


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NBC4 Washington- On Tuesday, February 9the Maryland Senate voted 31-16 to override Governor Larry Hogan’s veto of a measure requiring background checks on rifle and shotgun sales. This legislation will improve current law which does not require background checks for private sales of shotguns or rifles. Senator Susan Lee of Montgomery County stated that this legislation “will prevent those violent individuals from getting these guns to commit things like murder, mayhem serious injury, crimes against law-abiding citizens.”

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