The Maryland State Senate voted unanimously to repeal “Maryland, My Maryland” because the state tune.
– Properly, new at midnight, the state senate voted unanimously to repeal “Maryland, My Maryland” as our state tune. Written in 1861 by a Baltimore native and Accomplice sympathizer, its lyrics check with a “despot,” which historians say is a reference to President Lincoln. State lawmakers pushing for its repeal as soon as once more say it’s previous time, however it’s particularly essential proper now.
Now, some who oppose the repeal acknowledge a number of the lyrics are offensive however liken its repeal to “cancel tradition.” Governor Hogan has beforehand pushed again on efforts to vary the state tune.