One last gubernatorial candidate
But she did get back to us. Gaztañaga has a concise three point plan: eliminating the state sales tax; order the Maryland National Guard back to Maryland; and allow anyone without a criminal record to carry a handgun.
Applicants who have a job related reason to carry a gun can get a permit. Otherwise, citizens must show a “good and substantial” fear for their safety to obtain a permit, according to Elena Russo, a Maryland state police spokeswoman. Typically the state police would require documentation of a threat in order to grant such a permit, Russo said.
Like other candidates, Gaztañaga says she’s running to win. Though, with 8,400 registered Libertarians in Maryland, she will need to stay very busy.