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  • Cecil Co. murder charges against abortion doctors withdrawn

    Cecil Co. murder charges against abortion doctors withdrawn
    The Cecil County state's attorney's office withdrew all charges Tuesday in the murder prosecutions of Nicola I. Riley and Steven C. Brigham, the first doctors charged under Maryland's fetal homicide law in a case involving a medical procedure. "This...
  • Unclear if fetal deaths occurred in Md., Cecil prosecutor says

    Unclear if fetal deaths occurred in Md., Cecil prosecutor says
    Cecil County's top prosecutor said Wednesday that he withdrew murder charges against two abortion doctors because he lacked definitive evidence that the fetuses at issue were terminated in Maryland. "We know what the doctors did. We just don't know where...
  • State trooper wanted protesters to 'rot'

    State trooper wanted protesters to 'rot'
    As Maryland State Police disbanded an anti-abortion rally along a crowded road near the center of Bel Air, a sergeant told a colleague that the 18 arrested protesters could "sit in a cell for an hour ... and two or three or four and rot." The same...
  • Citizens shouldn't be required to support health-care services to which they are morally opposed

    I don't want to pay for other people's contraceptives, abortifacients and abortions. Further, I don't want to be forced to participate in insurance plans which mandate the provision of abortions and other services to which I am morally opposed. We should...
  • Spying may have started earlier than police said

    A Maryland State Police agent may have used an undercover alias to infiltrate a leftist Mount Vernon cooperative in January 2005 - two months before police say their secret monitoring of death-penalty activists began - according to documents released...
  • Catholic group opposes slots

    The Maryland Catholic Conference, which has taken a hard-line stance on social issues including abortion and gay marriage, said yesterday that it opposed slot-machine gambling in the state but encouraged its faithful to make up their own minds. The Roman...
  • All signs point to home

    Families strolled in under flags of red, white and green. Workers from La Tavola stepped out into the drizzle for a better look. A quartet played Frank Sinatra's "Nancy (With the Laughing Face)." All of Little Italy seemed to have turned out yesterday...
  • We asked you: Should Planned Parenthood open its Kissimmee clinic despite protests?

    Women's health misnomer Margaret Sanger, founder of Planned Parenthood, laid out the purpose of her organization: eugenics. I am sure that Planned Parenthood has come a long way from [its] racist founder's thinking, but that doesn't stop it from...
  • Supreme Court to consider challenge to law barring campaign falsehoods

    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court next week will consider for the first time whether states may enforce laws that make it a crime to knowingly publish false statements about political candidates. The justices will hear an antiabortion group's free-...
  • Anti-abortion activist sues Hanover Township, police over free-speech rights

    When the Allentown Women's Center moved to a Hanover Township, Northampton County, industrial park two years ago, it appeared the legal battle over anti-abortion protesters' right to deliver their message had ended. The U.S. 3rd Circuit Court of...
  • House votes to ban more abortions; Senate version clears panel

    House votes to ban more abortions; Senate version clears panel
    TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Legislature is poised to pass sweeping new abortion restrictions redefining the viability of a fetus and prohibiting certain abortions now legal under state law. The bill (HB 1047), cleared the Florida House Friday on a...
  • Planned Parenthood vows clinic will open despite foes

    Planned Parenthood vows clinic will open despite foes
    The opening of a Planned Parenthood clinic in Kissimmee is still more than a month away, but opponents already have staged a series of events aimed at derailing the center. Hundreds packed City Hall last week at a City Commission meeting to speak out...