Hundreds testify before Md. gun law hearing

A gun rights rally fills Lawyers Park in front of the Maryland State House while hundreds testify about Gov. O'Malley's proposed new gun laws.

John Drago of Greenbelt, Md., right, and others stand in a long line for hours to testify at a Judicial Proceedings Committee hearing on proposed legislation requiring residents to obtain a license before purchasing a handgun, ban assault weapons, limit magazine capacities to 10 rounds and require prospective gun buyers to complete a safety course and pay a $100 application fee, Annapolis, Md., Wednesday, February 6, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

John Drago of Greenbelt, Md., right, and others stand in a long line for hours to testify at a Judicial Proceedings Committee hearing on proposed legislation requiring residents to obtain a license before purchasing a handgun, ban assault weapons, limit magazine capacities to 10 rounds and require prospective gun buyers to complete a safety course and pay a $100 application fee, Annapolis, Md., Wednesday, February 6, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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