Children Conceived Without Consent

Apr 27th, 2017

A recent Baltimore Sun editorial criticizes Maryland's legislature for its failure to pass the Rape Survivor Family Protection Act for the ninth year in a row. Comparing the list of people responsible for the bill's failure to a game of "Clue," the Sun suggests several members of the legislature who could have acted to save the bill, including Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee Chair Bobby Zirkin and House Judiciary Committee Chair Joseph Vallario, Jr. The editorial closes with a suggestion for the legislature: make the bill the top priority for the 2018 legislative session, appoint women to a work group to ensure the bill's success, and get it to Governor Hogan's desk for signature long before sine die. To read the full article, click here.

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