| Jun 18, 2013
| 5:23 PM
A generational shift within the Maryland Republican Party picked up steam Tuesday as a veteran GOP senator called an end to her legislative career and a conservative favorite launched an audacious challenge to an incumbent Democratic congressman.
| Jun 14, 2013
| 7:06 PM
A state panel restored the license of the doctor who is medical director of a group of abortion clinics accused by state regulators of putting women's health at risk, while the licenses of two other physicians who worked at the clinics remain suspended....
| Mar 19, 2013
| 7:05 AM
The Maryland legislature recently voted to abolish capital punishment in the state, making Maryland the sixth state in the last six years to eliminate the death penalty.
The primary argument for repealing the law is that our justice system is...
| Mar 27, 2013
We're still legislating and regulating private morality, while at the same time ignoring the much larger crisis of public morality in America.
In recent weeks, Republican state legislators have decided to thwart the Supreme Court's 1973 decision in...
| Jun 12, 2013
Conservative Republicans in our nation's capital have managed to accomplish something they only dreamed of when tea partiers streamed into Congress at the start of 2011. They've basically shut down Congress. Their refusal to compromise is working just...
| May 22, 2013
Many of you soon-to-be college graduates are determined to make the world a better place. Some of you are choosing careers in public service or joining nonprofits or volunteering in your communities.
But many of you are cynical about politics. You see...
| May 18, 2013
| 3:00 AM
It was the pictures and riveting testimony that convinced a Philadelphia jury that abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell was guilty of murdering three infants born alive following botched late-term abortions and also guilty of the involuntary manslaughter of...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 12:46 PM
Maryland health officials may ask state lawmakers for permission to oversee plastic surgery centers, a move inspired in part by the death of a Lochearn woman after liposuction.
The state health department had already been considering whether to ask...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 9:30 AM
I would counter the headline on Maria Santo's criticism of pro-choice advocates ("Dishonesty underlies abortion law," March 5) with one of my own: "Extreme sanctimony underlies pro-life argument."
Anti-abortionists — please, can we call them...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 6:58 PM
A Baltimore abortion clinic whose license was suspended last week disputes that a patient suffered cardiac arrest at its facility, as the state contends.
The administrator for the clinic, Associates in Ob/Gyn Care LLC on North Calvert Street, said in a...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Thank you for publishing Maria Santo's piece on abortion ("Our society needs to find a solution other than abortion Jan. 22"). Our community suffers from the effects of abortion every day. Women are hurt by their past abortions, men suffer because they...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 11:18 AM
Thank you for publishing "My word" by Maria Santo titled "Murder is not condoned by civilized societies; abortion should be illegal." Her article is a well-expressed argument of the biological facts concerning conception and the terrible toll that...