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‘Enough is enough’: Maryland votes to repeal state song, a Confederate call to arms; bill goes to Gov. Hogan

March 30, 2021

Maryland lawmakers gave final passage Monday to repeal the state song, a Civil War-era call to arms for the Confederacy against “Northern scum” that refers to President Abraham Lincoln as a despot. The vote by Maryland’s House of Delegates comes after decades of debate over the song titled “Maryland, My Maryland.” It sends the measure to Republican Gov. Larry Hogan.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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