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The first general reaction to President Barack Obama's package of gun control ideas seems to be criticism that it's too ambitious. Predictions are being heard that he will fall far short of his aspirations and even fail to restore the ban on assault...
As the son of a woman, the husband of a woman and the father of daughters and granddaughters, I celebrate the record number of females who are now United States senators. However, I do see some differences in the way these and other women are treated,...
HANOI, Vietnam -- It has been 50 years since President John F. Kennedy ordered U.S. "advisers" to South Vietnam to help battle the communist North and 37 years since the end of that divisive war and the country's unification under Communism. Today,...
"Now is the time..." -- Martin Luther King, Aug. 28, 1963 Brendon Ayanbadejo is wrong. It is painful to say that. Mr. Ayanbadejo's heart is in a good place, and the advice he gave recently on MSNBC's "The Ed Show" was practical and well intentioned....
The civil rights movement was full of dynamic and evocative images. Today, even many of us born after its iconic moments were captured on film can describe Martin Luther King Jr.'s outstretched arm pointing a sea of people toward a future decades beyond...
Brendon Ayanbadejo doesn’t need Super Bowl XLVII to assist the cause for gay rights and gay marriage. But the Ravens inside linebacker won’t turn down the opportunity during the week in New Orleans to champion the push for equality....
Tags: Gay Rights, Same-Sex Marriage, Family, Marriage, Ellen DeGeneres
Senate Republicans criticized the nomination Monday of former state labor secretary Thomas E. Perez to lead the U.S. Department of Labor, signaling the longtime civil rights lawyer will face a contentious confirmation over his approach to the law and...
March is Women's History Month, but the headlines give us little to celebrate. Women who dare to attend protests in Egypt are routinely beaten and subjected to brutal "virginity tests." Girls in Afghanistan are beaten or disfigured for attending school....
Tags: Rape, AIDS, Arab Spring, Human Rights, Abusive Behavior
A Towson University student made national news at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) Friday when he suggested segregating black Republicans from the rest of the party. A Black Republican from Alabama, K Carl Smith, hosted a panel...
Roland Walker, a colorful and highly regarded defense attorney who was a fixture in Baltimore courtrooms for six decades, died Saturday of complications from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, at his Lutherville home. He...
Editor: As I write this, I am in the joint hearing room listening to freedom-loving Marylanders testify in opposition to HB 294. These proud men and women, around 5,000, took off, losing a day's pay, to stand up for their right to bear arms; I am...
Helen B. Wolfe, an outspoken advocate of women's rights who also had been a member of the faculty of McDaniel College for more than a decade, died March 5 from cancer at Carroll Hospice Center's Dove House in Westminster. She was 79. With a head of thick...
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