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  • Call to Action

    Pride flags are being banned and burned across Maryland

      We at FreeState Justice were excited when the Maryland General Assembly finally passed the Inclusive Schools Act. A first in the nation, this legislation will require anti-discrimination protections for students in both public schools and publically-funded...
    June 17, 2022 2923 0
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    We Have To Fight For Our Right Of Bodily Autonomy!

    This week, a draft decision by the Supreme Court leaked which showed plans by five Justices to reverse the constitutional right to abortion established in Roe V. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey. Though the decision...
    May 6, 2022 304 0
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    WE DID IT! Maryland General Assembly Passes the Inclusive Schools Act 

    Maryland General Assembly Passes the Inclusive Schools Act  LGBTQ and disability groups celebrate new protections for youth   Annapolis, Maryland–On April 11, 2022, the Maryland General Assembly voted to pass the Inclusive Schools Act (HB850/SB666). This...
    April 12, 2022 3197 0
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    The Fight to Protect Queer Kids Is Not Over!

    We blocked the ban, but now we need to protect This past month, countless Marylanders expressed opposition to a proposed ban on trans kids from school sports. We showed elected officials that all trans kids, especially...
    March 9, 2022 958 0
  • News & Events

    FreeState Justice Introduces 2022 Policy Team

    With Maryland’s 2022 legislative session set to start today, FreeState Justice is excited to announce our new policy team, consisting of Policy Director C.P. Hoffman (they/she) and Policy Coordinator Jamie Grace Alexander (she/they). The team kicks...
    January 11, 2022 766 0
  • Events

    LGBTQ+ Elder’s Coalition Focus Groups

    Healthcare, Housing, and Legal Services providers, please join FreeState Justice in a call to action to end discrimination against our LGBTQ seniors! FreeState Justice invites you to participate in a series of virtual focus groups in...
    December 20, 2021 681 0
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    Congratulations to Lee Westgate

    The Vice-President of FreeState Justice’s board, Lee Westgate, has joined the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) as the Manager of Policy and Advocacy!  NASW has 55 state/territorial chapters and is headquartered in Washington, D.C. NASW’s...
    August 16, 2021 2670 0

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