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Hogan signs bill enabling judges to end rapists’ parental rights (access required)

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 (access required)

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 (access required)

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 (access required)

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 (access required)

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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