Maryland legislators are in the midst of an intense debate over how to protect victims of domestic violence. But despite increased attention in Annapolis, many see a troubling indifference to the issue both locally and nationally. Kojo talks with lawmakers and advocates, and explores why there’s still intense disagreement about how to educate the public — and prevent domestic abuse.


  • Sue Hecht Member, Maryland House of Delegates (D-District 3A, Frederick County)
  • Donna Edwards Member, U.S. House of Representatives (D-MD, 4th Congressional District)
  • Stephen Glaude President and CEO, Men Can Stop Rape

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