Maryland May Repeal State Song, A Confederate Call To Arms That Called Abraham Lincoln A 'Despot,' Referred To 'Northern Scum'After decades of debate, legislators are finally sensing strong support for repealing Maryland's state song, a Civil War-era call to arms for the Confederacy against “Northern scum” that refers to President Abraham Lincoln as a despot.
Maryland Congressman Jamie Raskin Proposes New State SongWe all know how passionate Marylanders are about our state.
Maryland Bill Would 'Retire' State Song To 'Historic' StatusThe Maryland Senate has moved to put "Maryland, My Maryland" into the annals of history.
Bill Would Re-designate Md.'s State Song As 'Historic,' Not OfficialA bill that advanced through the Maryland Senate Wednesday would give the state song historic status, instead of official status.
Is Maryland Ready To Rid 'Northern Scum' From State Song?Maryland lawmakers who support changing the official state song think the time is right to finally wipe "Northern scum," and other pre-Civil War phrases out of it.
University Of Maryland Will No Longer Play 'Maryland, My Maryland' At EventsThe University of Maryland's marching band will no longer play "Maryland, My Maryland" because of its ties to the Confederacy.