Due to a clerical error in the drafting of MD firearms laws, the Courts in MD have rules that because no penalty is defined for altering a serial number on a firearm in MD Statute, it is NOT a crime.

http://washingtonexaminer.com/local/...ls-court-rules

It is still a Federal crime, however.

Gee thanks, Annapolis, for your meticulous attention to details in the drafting of MD Laws.

We feel SOOOO much safer now that we've got THAT cleared up...