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Musicians + Sports: Weird Al Yankovic On His Chances Of Performing At The Super Bowl

A recent Change.org petition hoping to get Weird Al onstage during halftime of the year’s biggest football game got the “Eat Singer” thinking just what he would do if ever given the opportunity.

08/08/2014

bathroom bill, Transgender rights law

Effort To Repeal Md. Transgender Bill Falls Short

An effort to repeal a bill banning discrimination against transgender people in Maryland has fallen short.

06/01/2014

Pascal Tessier

Gay Eagle Scout From Md. Asks Amazon.com To Stop Donations

A gay Eagle Scout from Maryland, a Seattle Scoutmaster who was fired for his sexual orientation and their supporters presented a petition Wednesday at Amazon.com’s headquarters urging the company to suspend donations to the Boy Scouts of America.

05/21/2014

Bluford Drew Jemison S.T.E.M. Academy

Baltimore’s Only All-Male Charter Middle/High School In Danger Of Shutting Down

Parents, teachers and students at the only all-male charter middle and high school in Baltimore have started a petition to keep the school open.

12/02/2013

minimum wage

Gov. O’Malley Launches Online Petition To Raise Minimum Wage

Bigger paychecks for minimum wage workers. Governor O’Malley is launching an online petition campaign.

11/08/2013

saylor petition

Family Seeks Probe Into Disabled Man’s Death At Movie Theater

The death of a young man with Down syndrome who was being restrained by police brings a new development.

09/05/2013

Ethan Saylor

Petition Calls For Justice For Md. Man With Down Syndrome Who Died In Police Custody

The family of a Maryland man with Down syndrome who died in police custody is not giving up.

08/23/2013

guns

Petition Drive Falls Flat; Gun Control Law Won’t Go To Voters

A petition to try and send new gun control laws to Maryland voters has failed, making the legislation effective in just months.

06/01/2013

guns

Md. Woman Plans Referendum Petition On Gun Bill

A Montgomery County woman says she is planning a petition effort to get Maryland’s gun control bill put to a popular vote.

05/07/2013

Death penalty repeal

Death Penalty Supporters Petition For A Referendum On Repeal

Maryland death penalty supporters announced they will petition for a referendum, a day after Gov. Martin O’Malley signed a repeal measure into law.

05/03/2013

guns

Foes Of Gun Bill Try To Start Process For Petition

Opponents of a Maryland gun-control measure took steps on Wednesday to prepare a petition drive with hopes of giving voters a chance to reject the bill next year on the ballot.

04/10/2013

voting, ballot, vote

Bill Could Make It Tougher For Md. Ballot Measures

Laws in 2012 prompted Maryland’s first statewide ballot referendum in 20 years, allowing marriage equality, the Dream Act and congressional redistricting to be upheld by voters.

03/21/2013

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