Maryland's rate of 4.67 firearm slayings per 100,000 residents ranks it the third likeliest place to be shot in the nation. Despite that, the comparatively liberal state has relatively strong gun laws, ranked No. 7 on the Brady Center score card with 45 points. Above: Holiday decorations on 34th Street in the Hampden neighborhood of Baltimore.
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