Baltimore City’s New Curfew: Mayor, City Council, Advocates Weigh In

Councilman Brandon M. Scott, right, looks on as a group of children play a pick-up game of football around 10:45 p.m. on a Friday in the Belair-Edison neighborhood. (Yvonne Wenger / Baltimore Sun)May 15, 2014 – Segment 4

We look at the recent Baltimore City Council vote in favor of the new Curfew Law, with: Councilman Carl Stokes, who voted against the measure; Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke, who voted in favor of the measure; Jason Tashea, Juvenile Justice Policy Director at Advocates for Children and Youth; and DeShawn Batson, Youth Commissioner representing the 13th District.

We also hear briefly from Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on her perspectives on the curfew bill.

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