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  • Groups react to Susan G. Komen's Planned Parenthood reversal

     Groups react to Susan G. Komen's Planned Parenthood reversal
    The Susan G. Komen for the Curebreast cancer advocacy and charity group backed away Friday from a plan to slash funding to Planned Parenthood programs, but the public apology might not be enough to repair its damaged image right away. Experts in public...
  • Cecil Co. murder charges against abortion doctors withdrawn

    Cecil Co. murder charges against abortion doctors withdrawn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...
  • Maryland to adopt guidelines for abortion clinics

    Operators of abortion clinics in Maryland will have to apply for licenses and meet strict guidelines under new regulations being adopted by state health officials next month. The regulations, announced by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on...
  • Debate over Komen's Planned Parenthood decision grows in Maryland, nation

    Debate over Komen's Planned Parenthood decision grows in Maryland, nation
    The inaugural Susan G. Komen breast cancer race scheduled for Ocean City in April was meant to be a feel-good event promoting a noble cause — and a way to boost tourism during the resort town's off-season. Now uncertainty surrounds it and other...
  • Komen controversy puts Maryland native in spotlight

    Komen controversy puts Maryland native in spotlight
    As the funding controversy swirled around Susan G. Komen for the Cure this week, much of the criticism was directed not at the group's chief executive but at a Maryland native who serves as a senior policy adviser. Karen Handel, who faced a hard-luck...
  • Why Republicans could actually like Common: His pro-life lyrics

    Why Republicans could actually like Common: His pro-life lyrics
    Conservative groups are in an uproar over rapper Common's scheduled attendance at the White House's "Night of Poetry" event this week.  Sarah Palin, The Daily Caller and other right-of-center groups are criticizing a 2007 spoken word performance...
  • Weird abortion bill earns Rawlings-Blake Emily's List endorsement

    Weird abortion bill earns Rawlings-Blake Emily's List endorsement
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has won the endorsement of Emily's List, which supports pro-choice female Dems across the country, in part for pushing one of the weirder bills ever to come out of City Hall. Emily's List, as The Sun's Julie Scharper...
  • Daisy Alverda "Bert" Booth, delegate from Baltimore County, dies

    Daisy Alverda "Bert" Booth, delegate from Baltimore County, dies
    Daisy Alverda "Bert" Booth, who was elected to the House of Delegates from Baltimore County and was known for her strong advocacy of civil rights, died July 2 of a stroke at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The former Chestnut Ridge resident was 85....
  • By the numbers: Done and left undone in 2011 legislative session

    State budget: The General Assembly approved a $14.6 state operating budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1, closing a budget gap of about $1.5 billion. Part of a $34 billion spending plan that includes federal contributions and other pots of money,...
  • Lying in defense of extremist views is no virtue

    "If you want an abortion, you go to Planned Parenthood. And that's well over 90 percent of what Planned Parenthood does." — Sen. Jon Kyl, Republican of Arizona, April 8, 2011 "[The statistic Mr. Kyl used] was not intended to be a factual...
  • Doctors in botched Elkton abortion face murder charges

    Two doctors who Maryland authorities say botched an abortion last year in Elkton have been indicted on murder charges — in what appears to be the first use of the state's fetal homicide law involving a medical professional performing surgery. "We'...
  • Maryland abortion protest target takes fight to protesters

    Maryland abortion protest target takes fight to protesters
    The fliers first showed up in March, dropped on doorsteps of the big homes in Todd Stave's quiet cul-de-sac. They compared him to a Nazi. Two months later and 50 miles away, new anti-abortion leaflets appeared in another peaceful suburban subdivision,...