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  • Hobby Lobby decision a case for Supreme Court term limits [Letter]

    Hobby Lobby decision a case for Supreme Court term limits [Letter]
    The inane Hobby Lobby decision clearly shows it is time to set term limits for the judges of the Supreme Court ("Corporations vs. people," June 30). It is time to get rid of Justice Antonin Scalia — the smuggest among the high court's nine, and...
  • Alito agrees: Your birth control is not your boss business [Commentary]

    Alito agrees: Your birth control is not your boss business [Commentary]
      Abortion-rights protesters gathered outside the Supreme Court building on Monday holding signs that read "Birth Control: Not My Boss's Business." Much to their chagrin, Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito agreed in his ruling in the Hobby Lobby case....
  • Misreporting the Hobby Lobby decision [Letter]

    Misreporting the Hobby Lobby decision [Letter]
    The Supreme Court decision in the Hobby Lobby case was confined specifically to exempting some employers from having to pay for medications or procedures that terminate a pregnancy after conception ("Court sides with employers in contraception case," June...
  • Supreme Court divide riles political parties [Commentary]

    Supreme Court divide riles political parties [Commentary]
    "If the Supreme Court will not protect women's access to health care, then Democrats will. ... It's time that five men on the Supreme Court stop deciding what happens to women." — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid Such over-the-top rhetoric will...
  • In 2014, why are women still struggling to get basic care? [Commentary]

    In 2014, why are women still struggling to get basic care? [Commentary]
    On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a troubling ruling in favor of two corporations that argued that they should not have to provide insurance coverage for their employees' birth control because of the business owners' personal religious beliefs....
  • Hogan: Hobby Lobby case a manufactured political issue in Md. governor's race [Letter]

    For Anthony Brown, the Hobby-Lobby decision seemed like manna from Heaven ("Corporations trump people," June 30). Unable to run on Maryland's economy, jobs growth, tax rates, the health exchange rollout, his competence as an executive or the other...
  • Freedom, power and the conservative mind [Commentary]

    Freedom, power and the conservative mind [Commentary]
    Last week the Supreme Court struck down a key part of the Affordable Care Act, ruling that privately owned corporations don't have to offer their employees contraceptive coverage that conflicts with the corporate owners' religious beliefs. The owners...
  • Hogan and Hobby Lobby [Letter]

    Hogan and Hobby Lobby [Letter]
    Within hours of the Supreme Court's decision last week that closely-held corporations could deny coverage for contraceptives through their employees' health insurance policies if doing so violated the owners' religious convictions, Gov. Martin O'Malley...
  • Howard County executive candidates meet for first post-primary forum

    Howard County executive candidates meet for first post-primary forum
    Howard County executive candidates Courtney Watson and Allan Kittleman talked affordable housing, business development, the environment and LGBTQ issues in their first post-primary forum, sponsored by the Howard County chapter of Parents, Families and...
  • Supreme Court decisions won't limit women's rights [Letter]

    Supreme Court decisions won't limit women's rights [Letter]
    Jenny Black, the president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of Maryland, has condemned the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision and another case striking down a Massachusetts law barring protesters from coming within 30 feet of an abortion clinic ("In 2014,...
  • Hogan opts for public financing in governor's race

    Hogan opts for public financing in governor's race
    Republican Larry Hogan will be the first candidate in two decades to mount a statewide general election bid using taxpayer donations. Hogan's campaign said Wednesday that it will accept public financing, an unusual move that reflects the GOP's uphill...
  • Intrusive government deserves debate [Letter]

    Intrusive government deserves debate [Letter]
    The Maryland gubernatorial race will surely focus on women's outrage at government intrusion into their health-care decisions ("Hogan and Hobby Lobby," July 9). What's interesting is the apparent lack of outrage at the government intrusion that...