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Hogan signs bill enabling judges to end rapists’ parental rights

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.
(The Daily Record / Steve Lash)

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 ...

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Bill to end rapists’ parental rights passes House

(The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

ANNAPOLIS – Legislation to enable courts to strip parental rights from a mother or father who conceived the child through non-consensual intercourse will head to the governor for his signature. The House of Delegates passed the legislation Wednesday, a day ...

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Senate panel approves bill to end rapists’ parental rights

State Sen. Robert "Bobby" Zirkin has called the proposed measure "Grace's Law 2.0." (File photo)

ANNAPOLIS – The Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee on Tuesday approved 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. With the committee’s voice vote, ...

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Senate panel again considers bill to end rapists’ parental rights

Sen. Robert A. “Bobby” Zirkin, D-Baltimore County and chairman of the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee. (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

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 ...

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Lawmakers will focus on Baltimore’s violence, online bullying, parental rights

(Photo illustration by Maximilian Franz)

With the number of homicides exceeding 300 annually in Baltimore, the Maryland General Assembly this coming session will consider increasing funding for programs legislators say show promise for reducing violent crime in the state’s most populous city as well as ...

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Md. lawmakers confident bill denying rapists parental rights will pass next year

The Maryland State House. (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

Proponents of a bill that would allow women to strip rights from a parent who conceived a child through non-consensual intercourse think they will have a version that passes in the Maryland General Assembly in 2018, especially with the heads of ...

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