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Please submit written or oral testimony to support a comprehensive policy for LGBTQ+ students at AACPS

Testimony to Support the AACPS LGBTQ+ Policy The AACPS Board of Education (BOE) is developing and considering an LGBTQ+ policy that would make our schools safer, more inclusive, and better resourced for all LGBTQ+ students.  The policy would include important ingredients including more meaningful… Continue Reading “Please submit written or oral testimony to support a comprehensive policy for LGBTQ+ students at AACPS”

Please ACT NOW to pass the Inclusive Schools Act

The Inclusive Schools Act (SB98/HB155) would create published non-discrimination policies across all publicly-funded K-12 schools. It has passed the Maryland House 3 times, including this year. However, for the third year in a row, it has failed to get out of the Judicial Proceedings… Continue Reading “Please ACT NOW to pass the Inclusive Schools Act”

Act now to save the Climate Solutions Now  Act from being gutted by the House

Act now to save the Climate Solutions Now  Act from being gutted by the House. – Please click here to act!

Please Act today to protect children’s lives

From Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence – A 9 year old South Carolina boy shot himself with his father’s gun – let’s not let this happen to our children in Maryland by passing Jaelyn’s Law (Child Access Prevention Bill) SB149. Please call Senator Will… Continue Reading “Please Act today to protect children’s lives”

Please act for families facing eviction

MORE THAN 2,500 MARYLAND FAMILIES HAVE BEEN EVICTED SINCE JULY AND THE COURTS HAVE JUST REOPENED. WITHOUT ACTION, 200k+ FAMILIES COULD FACE EVICTION!!! Please follow this link to show your support for the three relevant bills that need help getting out of committee this… Continue Reading “Please act for families facing eviction”

Marriage Should Not Be a Defense to Sex Crimes or the “Love is No Defense”  Act- HB147/SB250

Marriage Should Not Be a Defense to Sex Crimes or the “Love is No Defense”  Act- HB147/SB250 Maryland allows marriage to be a defense to some sex crimes   Like many states, Maryland’s laws were based on the premise that marriage was consent to… Continue Reading “Marriage Should Not Be a Defense to Sex Crimes or the “Love is No Defense”  Act- HB147/SB250″

Urgent Action Alert from Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence

From Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence – can we call Senator Will Smith (Chair of Judicial Proceedings) to urge action? It needs to move to the rules committee so it has a chance.  If they get like 15 calls it can make a difference … Continue Reading “Urgent Action Alert from Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence”

Action needed TODAY

From Maryland Alliance for Justice Reform (MAJR) Please Send email to Judiciary and Judicial Proceedings Maryland’s legislative session is short – only 90 days. And we are over halfway through. One important deadline looms: the Committee Reporting Date, March 16 – next Tuesday. On… Continue Reading “Action needed TODAY”

Please support the Transit Safety and Investment Act

Please support the Transit Safety and Investment Act. Please share and please contact your Senator.  It may get a vote today.  We are hearing that Senators are waffling on it.  Given that Maryland’s public transportation system is the worst in the nation (most breakdowns… Continue Reading “Please support the Transit Safety and Investment Act”

Emergency Action – Police Reform NOW