Maryland Senate passes legislation that would provide support dogs to child witnesses in court

Legislation that passed in the Maryland Senate would establish statewide an initiative to provide therapy dogs to child witnesses in circuit court hearings and proceedings.

Lawmakers look to repeal state’s ‘archaic’ sex laws

Maryland lawmakers hope to repeal “archaic” provisions in the state’s spousal defense for sex crimes and sodomy laws with the reintroduction of legislation this session.

‘#MeToo’ movement could buoy success for Maryland bills

A bill that would end parental rights of rapists passed both houses of the Maryland General Assembly on Tuesday — among the most visible initiatives in Annapolis echoing a cultural shift in attitudes nationwide toward sexual assault and women’s rights.

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