| Feb 16, 2012
| 4:09 AM
Where are the women?
In the extreme and ill-tempered debate over the availability of contraceptives for women, we have heard from the president, the bishops of the Roman Catholic Church, the Republican presidential candidates, members if Congress and...
| Feb 16, 2012
I can't believe that I actually agree with something President Barack Obama has done. Granted, I'm one of those conservatives who has never subscribed to the full-meal-deal checklist, preferring to critically consider whether each of my positions is the...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 2:43 PM
Aspirins and short skirts and contraception, oh my! The last few weeks have seen a slew of Republican gaffes concerning women's sexuality. From Rick Santorum's billionaire supporter Foster Friess' waxing nostalgic about the good old days when women put...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 6:26 AM
Lawyers for an abortion doctor charged with murder under Maryland's fetal homicide law filed court papers Friday calling the statute illegal and saying that prosecutors are using the law to effectively ban the constitutionally protected medical...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 4:30 AM
Diana Schaub's recent commentary missed the facts ("Abortion and population," Jan. 23). To blame Baltimore's population decline on abortion is misleading at best. It is a broad statement that fails to deeply consider the varied reasons women choose to...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 6:33 PM
It doesn’t look like much -- Janet Althen places what looks like a small flashlight with an inverted colored bulb on certain points of the body, holding it there for about 30 seconds -- but for Althen’s patients, as well as a growing number of...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 6:06 PM
More than 500 Maryland moms delivered babies at home last year, but as such births become more popular, a dispute is brewing over whether to make the process a more viable option in the state.
Home births are on the rise in the United States with...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 5:57 PM
Lawyers for a doctor charged with killing five viable fetuses at an Elkton clinic said in a court motion filed Friday that Maryland lacks jurisdiction because the deaths occurred in New Jersey, and the charges should be thrown out.
Steven C. Brigham,...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 1:41 PM
Art Museum Drive
Unit block, between 10:15 a.m. and 12:50 p.m. Jan. 30. Garmin GPS stolen from vehicle.
North Calvert Street
3200 block at 4:30 a.m. Jan. 29. Garmin GPS, charger, CD, Gatorade, peanuts stolen from unlocked vehicle.
| Feb 9, 2012
| 6:48 AM
A fetus was found in a Dumpster Tuesday evening near Seasons at Bel Air apartments.
Police received a call around 6 p.m. Tuesday from someone reporting that a mother had placed a stillborn baby in a metal trash container in the 900 block of Sablewood...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Maybe it's time we change the name of the birth control pill. What Rush Limbaugh doesn't understand is that women are not always about men. The so-called "pill" has been out for over 50 years now, and we aren't going to give it up.
It changed our lives....
| Mar 6, 2012
| 9:43 AM
Rush Limbaugh is the reigning shock jock of conservative political punditry — insults, outrage and outsized bluster are his stock in trade — so it takes quite an uproar for him to apologize. But that's what he has done at least twice now, if...