Senate panel again considers bill to end rapists’ parental rights

Hearing during session’s first full day gives sponsors hope perennial legislation will finally become law

ANNAPOLIS – Perennially introduced but annually ill-fated legislation to enable courts to strip parental rights from a mother or father who conceived the child through non-consensual intercourse received an unusually early hearing this General Assembly session and with broad support – giving sponsors hope that this could be the year it finally becomes law. The Senate ...

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