Maryland lawmakers recently killed a bill that would make it easier for victims of domestic violence to receive a final protective order against their abusers. Supporters say the measure would bring Maryland in line with the rest of the country, but critics warn it could lead to a flood of false accusations. Join Kojo as we go inside the debate and hear about the latest legislative maneuvers on the issue.

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  • Luiz Simmons Delegate (D-17th Dist.), Maryland State House of Delegates
  • Sue Hecht Member, Maryland House of Delegates (D-District 3A, Frederick County)

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