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  • Protests mark Supreme Court hearing on contraceptives

    Protests mark Supreme Court hearing on contraceptives
    A springtime snowfall dampening their signs, if not their spirits, several hundred activists divided into opposing groups Tuesday on the plaza in front of the Supreme Court to make their own opening arguments over the Affordable Care Act. The point of...
  • Don't open Pandora's box [Editorial]

    Don't open Pandora's box  [Editorial]
    The owners of the arts and crafts chain Hobby Lobby have a right to their religious beliefs. So do their 28,000 employees. And the citizens of the United States also have a right to a government that protects their health and welfare. Yet these...
  • 'House of Cards' recap, Season 2, Episode 5

    'House of Cards' recap, Season 2, Episode 5
    In the strangest opening sequence in show history, we begin Chapter 18 with shots of a threesome involving erotic asphyxiation, and a Civil War reenactment happening in some nearby woods. How do you think that story pitch went? Did the writer pull...
  • More anti-abortion 'wing-nut' nonsense [Letter]

    More anti-abortion 'wing-nut' nonsense [Letter]
    I always have a good laugh when you run your "Red Maryland" column, and the most recent exercise in pointless drivel was no exception ("To help children, start in the womb," Jan. 31). First of all, just to state a simple yet obvious fact that seems to...
  • Spending bill keeps government open, directs millions to Md.

    Spending bill keeps government open, directs millions to Md.
    Senior lawmakers unveiled a $1.1 trillion spending bill late Monday that would keep the federal government running for most of this year while directing hundreds of millions of dollars to Maryland interests — from the James Webb Space Telescope to...
  • New health care landscape

    New health care landscape
    It was a year of significant changes in how health care is delivered in Maryland. Here are some highlights: Rocky rollout for Obamacare Years of effort preparing for the Affordable Care Act culminated with the opening of state and federal health...
  • Republican resurgence faces many challenges

    Republican resurgence faces many challenges
    Last week we looked at the Democrats' increasingly progressive platform and constituencies, particularly their attendant enthusiasm for large government and ever-higher spending. But what about the other party? Is the GOP ready (and able) to win the...
  • Mass shooting points to problems, including a culture of violence

     Mass shooting points to problems, including a culture of violence
    I agree with Professor Jeffrey Ian Ross that new laws against guns are not enough to end the mass shootings ("Ending mass shootings: It's not just about more or better laws," Sept. 22). We do have to figure out what actions, values and moral standings are...
  • Pope Francis faults Catholic Church's focus on gay marriage, abortion

    Pope Francis faults Catholic Church's focus on gay marriage, abortion
    ROME — In an extraordinary, wide-ranging interview, Pope Francis expressed frustration that the Catholic Church is “obsessed” with issues such as abortion, homosexuality and contraception, and called instead for a focus on healing and...
  • Md. GOP's revival may rest with independent voters

    Md. GOP's revival may rest with independent voters
    As a registered unaffiliated voter, it is reassuring to see the Maryland Republican Party beginning the process of reaching out ("Time to open up," July 22). Chairman Diana Waterman recently indicated that the GOP is establishing a committee to...
  • Democrats stray far from America's traditional values

    Democrats stray far from America's traditional values
    My new book concerns the countercultural views of today's progressive Democrats. This is not your father's liberalism, and it is certainly far removed from the local Democratic Party I was exposed to as a young kid growing up in Arbutus. That Democratic...
  • Divided government: Washington is closing, states are moving in opposite directions

    Divided government: Washington is closing, states are moving in opposite directions
    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...