Maryland Concealed and Carry Requirements

Be at least 21 years old (an applicant between 18 and 21 years of age may only be issued a wear and carry permit to possess a regulated firearm required for employment); Have successfully completed required firearms training, within 2 years, prior to submitting an application or meet a training exemption; Not have been convicted […]

Gun Safety

NRA GUN SAFETY RULES At the NRA, firearm education and safety is paramount—that’s why we offer a variety of programs and services to promote the safe handling, use and storage of firearms. Whether you’re a parent in search of information about firearm safety in the home, a first-time gun owner, or an old pro looking […]

What are the disqualifiers for HandGun Ownership

small arms training

New Features: Enhanced security feature requiring a registration code to unlock a user account or to recover a forgotten password. Applicants who are not aware of their registration code can find a link on the E-Gov site to request their registration code be sent to the email address associated with their E-Gov account. Qualified Handgun […]

US Department of Justice Charges 500+ Domestic Violence Firearm Cases in FY20

The Department of Justice has issues a press release concerning the over 500 domestic violence-related firearm cases charged during Fiscal Year 2020. Read the full statement on the website. “According to the CDC, data suggests that about one in six homicide victims are killed by an intimate partner,” said ATF Acting Director Lombardo…. “ATF is […]

SCOTUS Nomination Raises Critical Considerations for Firearm Prohibitions

At the time of this writing, President Trump has announced his selection for the seat on the Supreme Court of the United States left vacant by the passing of Justice Ginsburg. From preliminary reports it appears that the United States Senate is likely to approve the nomination, making this appointment inevitable. This writing does not […]

Firearms Relinquishment Model Protocol

The National Resource Center on Domestic Violence and Firearms (NRCDVF), a project of BWJP, is pleased to announce the release of a new resource, Implementing an Effective Firearm Relinquishment Protocol. Please fee free to download this resource here: FIREARMS RELINQUISHMENT MODEL PROTOCOL PDF DOWNLOAD

Firearm Restriction Laws and Intimate Partner Homicide: Protective Effects by Race

In this webinar participants will hear from researchers Charvonne N. Holliday, PhD and April Zeoli, PhD about their recent study examining whether domestic violence firearm restriction laws were associated with reductions in intimate partner homicide and firearm intimate partner homicide in Black and White populations, separately.   Firearm Restriction Laws and Intimate Partner Homicide: Protective […]