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  • Facts and opinions in election's aftermath

    Facts and opinions in election's aftermath
    Fact: The empathy factor was a big winner for President Barack Obama. Opinion: It proved impossible for a wealthy CEO-type to compete in the "he cares about us" category. Mitt Romney's "47 percent" comment most certainly (further) strengthened this...
  • Common ground for bishops, Obama

    More than a few Catholic bishops spent this election feverishly warning their flock that voting for Barack Obama put their souls at risk and posed a grave threat to religious liberty. Now that the president has been re-elected with a majority of...
  • Catholic bishops: No 'grand bargain' on contraceptives yet

    Commentator John Gehring asserts that Catholic hospitals and universities would not have to pay for birth control coverage for their employees under an accommodation with the Obama administration that requires insurance companies to pick up the tab ("...
  • Abortion and personal responsibility

    Abortion and personal responsibility
    In regard to The Sun's editorial on Kermit Gosnell, you should be ashamed of yourselves ("Kermit Gosnell and the 'liberal media,'" April 16). Blaming the alleged murder of seven children on the fact that women don't have access to birth control and...
  • A Spanish star dies, Don Draper lies and contraception flies

    A Spanish star dies, Don Draper lies and contraception flies
    Spanish actress Sara Montiel is dead at 85, Don Draper is having a depressing time of things, and a nice German man has invented a faster way to apply contraception. Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for Monday, April 8, 2013. Montiel, who...
  • Common sense on Plan B

    Common sense on Plan B
    Last week, a federal district judge in New York ruled that girls younger than 17 should be allowed to purchase the Plan B contraceptive pill over the counter. Unlike the Obama administration, Judge Edward Korman got this one right. The 2011 decision by...
  • In praise of Planned Parenthood

    I'm responding to the recent article "Abortion controversy heating up in Indiana" (May 4). Where was the big abortion controversy before Griswold v. Connecticut and Roe v. Wade when women and girls were not only forced to bear pregnancies against their...
  • Words only go so far in thinning the deer herd

    Bringing up deer. Does are pretty good at it, as the statewide population of 230,000 would indicate. But in most cases, elected officials might be better off not bringing up deer at all. The beautiful critters with the soulful brown eyes can still be...
  • Sex education is a good public investment

    Susan Reimer was right on the money when she suggested "[paying] for the programs that help teens understand sex and make good decisions about it, and [paying] for the health care services that provide them with options for contraception," as a sensible...
  • Letter: It's mandate GOP candidates object to, not contraceptives

    In response to the March 15 column, "Contraceptive isn't bad, no matter what GOP candidates tell," the writer probably meant "mandate," not "contraceptive." GOP candidates don't like federal mandates that infringe on the religious freedom for which the...
  • The conundrum of Catholic birth control users

    Regarding the recent debate on birth control pills and their morality, if a Roman Catholic woman can afford to buy the pills and then uses them, is she a sinner? No one seems to address this conundrum. Given their ability to purchase the pill, how do...
  • UM students help launch Dan Savage's new TV show

    UM students help launch Dan Savage's new TV show
    At the start of his new MTV series, "Savage U," Dan Savage introduces himself to a group of University of Maryland students as a "big jerk" and a sex advice columnist. While there's not much "big jerk" behavior, there is lots of sound advice from the...