Hogan signs bill enabling judges to end rapists’ parental rights

ANNAPOLIS – Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Tuesday signed into law a long-stalled measure to enable courts to strip parental rights from a mother or father who conceived the child through non-consensual intercourse. By its terms, the Rape Survivor Family Protection Act went into effect upon the governor’s signature. “This is a very important day,” Hogan said ...

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