The American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland (ACLU) opposes SB 726, which, as revised in the Senate, amends the electronic harassment statute, Md. Code, Crim. L. § 3-805, in ways that are clearly unconstitutional. The question posed by this bill is not whether harassment of children is a problem, but whether the means chosen in this bill, namely making a broad swath of online speech a crime, are a constitutional way of addressing it. They are not.
SB 726 - Criminal Law - Electronic Harassment and Bullying (Grace's Law 2.0)
Senators Zirkin, Brochin, Cassilly, Hough, Lee, Norman, Ramirez, Ready, and Smith
Won: bill did not pass