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  • News & Events

    In Memoriam of Lois Blum Feinblatt

    We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of a prominent community advocate and loyal friend of FreeState Justice, Lois Blum Feinblatt. Lois leaves behind a powerful legacy of care for the local community. Her three-decade-long...
    August 10, 2022 589 0
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    We need Maryland to take MonkeyPox seriously

    Contributed by Marcus Bailey (he/him) Baltimore Resident, District 40 Something to Shout About: Community Voices Baltimore is a majority Black and Brown working-class city. The Maryland Department of Health’s response, or rather lack of one, to the MonkeyPox epidemic...
    July 26, 2022 780 0
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    FreeState Justice’s Response to the Dobbs Decision

    Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court ended 50 years of bodily autonomy, stripping the right to freedom of choice over one’s body from millions of people. This right is essential in maintaining the individual liberty of...
    June 28, 2022 683 0
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    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 3917 0
  • News & Events

    Statewide Community Needs Assessment of LGBTQIA+ Marylanders

    Background FreeState Justice is conducting its third statewide needs assessment to inform the next five years of our organization’s direct client services work and policy advocacy priorities for LGBTQIA+ persons living in Maryland. We will administer...
    June 17, 2022 1997 0
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    Our Response to the Carroll County School Board

    The actions of the Carroll County School Board in recent days are shocking and extremely frustrating. Banning the expression of a person’s identity is always wrong, but doing so during Pride month — a month specifically...
    June 13, 2022 661 0
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    FreeState Justice Wishes You A Happy Pride Month!

      Happy first day of Pride Month everyone! Pride month represents something different for each of us. For some, it is a time to march and showcase how vibrant our community is. For others, it is...
    June 1, 2022 563 0
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    Remembering José Bahamonde-González

    We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of a beloved FreeState Justice Board member, José Bahamonde-González. Known as Pepe to those close to him, Jose has long been an advocacy powerhouse in Maryland. Along with...
    May 18, 2022 1081 0
  • Events

    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 525 0
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    FreeState Justice’s 2022 Policy Recap

    Join the FreeState Justice Policy team this Thursday, May 6th, at 12pm EST for our 2022 legislative session overview! You will have a chance to learn about the bills we worked on, what policies were passed,...
    May 4, 2022 486 0

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