Maryland state Sen. Nancy Jacobs, a Republican, holds up a gun target she shot as she speaks during a pro-gun-rights rally against a proposal by Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley that would ban so-called assault weapons and require residents to obtain a license before purchasing handguns, at Lawyers Park in front of the Statehouse in Annapolis on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Photo by: ANDREW HARNIK

Maryland state Sen. Nancy Jacobs, a Republican, holds up a gun target she shot as she speaks during a pro-gun-rights rally against a proposal by Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley that would ban so-called assault weapons and require residents to obtain a license before purchasing handguns, at Lawyers Park in front of the Statehouse in Annapolis on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)