Archive for 'Justice'

A Call for Congress to Support Gender Equality in the Workplace

A Call for Congress to Support Gender Equality in the Workplace

Advocates and congresswomen push for laws and policies for equality for women in the workplace.

House Committee Hears Bills on Decriminalization, Legalization of Marijuana

House Committee Hears Bills on Decriminalization, Legalization of Marijuana

Other Bills Would Change College Sexual Assault Policies, Reform Rape-Kit Processing

Hogan Announces Initiatives To Combat State’s Heroin and Opioid ‘Crisis’

Hogan Announces Initiatives To Combat State’s Heroin and Opioid ‘Crisis’

Governor creates task force and inter-agency council to fight heroin epidemic

Bill Would Remove Governor from Decision-Making on Parole for Lifers

Bill Would Remove Governor from Decision-Making on Parole for Lifers

About 2,100 People Serving Life Sentences in State are Eligible for Parole

Annapolis Roundup: Feb. 12

Annapolis Roundup: Feb. 12

The General Assembly debates SWAT teams, foster care, tanning beds and surrogates

Delegates Hear Bill That Would Punish Heroin and Fentanyl Dealers Whose Drugs Kill

Delegates Hear Bill That Would Punish Heroin and Fentanyl Dealers Whose Drugs Kill

Opponents Fear 30-Year Maximum Sentence Would Be Applied to Users

Advocates Call for Bill to Revoke Parental Rights of Men Accused of Conceiving Child Through Rape

Advocates Call for Bill to Revoke Parental Rights of Men Accused of Conceiving Child Through Rape

Rape Survivor Family Protection Act Has Failed in the Past Despite Broad Support

Groups Working to End Sex and Labor Trafficking Meet, Plan Lobbying Effort

Groups Working to End Sex and Labor Trafficking Meet, Plan Lobbying Effort

A coalition of government agencies and anti-trafficking organizations sponsored the public education forum for a crowd of about 400 in an effort to combat a problem they say is prevalent in Maryland.