Md. Lawmaker To Propose Bill Banning Tackle Football For Kids Under 14

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Should children under 14 be allowed to play tackle football?

It’s a question posed in the general assembly with potentially far-reaching implications for youth sports.

One Maryland lawmaker is set to propose a bill banning tackle football for children under the age of 14.

Del. Terri Hill, a Maryland House of Delegates member representing Baltimore and Howard Counties, is a medical doctor and sits on the Health and Government Operations Committee.