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Freedom of the Press

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  • Rodricks: The irrational fears of same-sex marriage foes

    Rodricks: The irrational fears of same-sex marriage foes
    People who were paying attention in history class when the teacher got to "civil rights movement" must be astonished that an African-American minister with gray hair — a man who was state director of the NAACP in his native Mississippi and...
  • Szasz turned psychiatry on its head

    Thomas Stephen Szasz, arguably the world's foremost psychiatrist, died Sept. 8. 2012. Former psychiatrist and current columnist Charles Krauthammer wrote that "Szasz is the kind of author no one reads but everyone knows about." That's unfortunate. Too...
  • '50 Shades of Grey': Moral courage in Bel Air

    Kudos to the librarian in Harford County who wouldn't approve stocking "50 Shades of Grey" ("Harford librarian stands by her rejection of '50 Shades,'" June 5). I like to read mysteries and adventure books and checked one out to read. It was horrible,...
  • Maryland group alleges voter-roll problems

    A Maryland organization says it has found hundreds of dead people listed on voter registration rolls in Baltimore and Prince George's counties, as well as residents who have registered in multiple places and some who have addresses that turn out to be...
  • Appeals court upholds ruling against Baltimore pregnancy center ordinance

    A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that Baltimore cannot require faith-based pregnancy counseling centers to post disclaimers noting they won't assist clients in receiving abortions or birth control. The three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit...
  • Should the West believe Egypt's new president?

    Should the West believe Egypt's new president?
    Throughout America's history, there have been people who denied threats from our enemies. During the Revolutionary War, significant numbers sided with the British monarchy. Enablers in politics, the media and even religion helped Communism remain in power...
  • Letter: Offer of book donation rejected

    The following was sent to Harford County Executive David R. Craig. A copy was provided for publication. Please have a conference with [Harford libraries director] Mary Hastler to discuss how to properly run the Harford County Libraries. I am someone who...
  • Fire Department clamping down on firefighters' online chatter

    Fire Department clamping down on firefighters' online chatter
    The Baltimore City Fire Department plans to implement new social media guidelines after Chief James S. Clack said he found that firefighters and officers were "crossing the line" by posting inappropriate or sensitive information online. The social...
  • Maryland working to create electronic court system, wary of pitfalls

    Maryland working to create electronic court system, wary of pitfalls
    Behind the scenes — and several forests’ worth of pulp — work is underway to transform Maryland’s courts into a system that is nearly paperless. Plans call for the first courts in the state to go electronic in fall of 2013. The...
  • Talking politics at work

    Talking politics at work
    Keeping your opinions to yourself at work might not be easy in today's supercharged political climate. With the general election just weeks away, political discussions naturally come up in offices, on campuses and at job sites throughout the Baltimore...
  • Fans of Chick-fil-A and 'Christian values' take a stand in Abingdon

    Fans of Chick-fil-A and 'Christian values' take a stand in Abingdon
    Usually just a spot to get a chicken sandwich or waffle fries, Chick-fil-A also became a place to make a political stand in Harford County Wednesday. Droves of local supporters came to the Abingdon Chick-fil-A, near the Route 24/I-95 interchange,...
  • Chick-fil-A controversy raises free speech issues

    I believe The Sun, along with many other news outlets, misses the major issues regarding the Chick-fil-Astory: Why is there such intolerance for CEO Dan Cathy's personal views, and such disregard for his freedom of speech ("Chick-fil-A gets busted by...