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Britney Spears conservatorship battle spurs bipartisan bill against conservatorship abuse

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Britney Spears’ anti-conservatorship crusade led two U.S. House lawmakers to unveil a new bipartisan bill Tuesday aimed at protecting people in legal guardianships. Democratic Rep. Charlie Crist of Florida and Republican Rep. Nancy Mace of South Carolina introduced their new Freedom and Right to Emancipate from Exploitation Act at a virtual press conference, repeatedly invoking the pop star’s controversial case. The proposed bill, dubbed the FREE Act, would offer an “escape hatch out of abusive guardianships” by allowing subjects to have their private guardian, called a conservator in some sta…

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