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- 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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