| Jun 27, 2012
| 4:57 PM
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...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 8:30 AM
I feel compelled to write in response to Archbishop William Lori's commentary on religious freedom ("A fight for freedom," June 12). He claims an assault on religious freedom is under way in this country because the federal government refuses to finance...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 5:02 AM
Incumbent Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett and Democratic challenger John Delaney pitched vastly different approaches to deal with unemployment, federal deficits and immigration, while both hewed closely to their party's talking points Wednesday during the first...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 4:30 AM
In his letter ("If the church wants to play politics, it should give up its tax-exempt status" July 6), the author seems to have a problem with the Catholic Church's right to express opinions on religious matters. The church does not endorse political...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 4:09 PM
A federal appeals court has granted a new hearing in a case challenging whether Baltimore can require faith-based pregnancy counseling centers to post signs saying they don't offer abortion or birth control advice and services.
The decision filed...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Indiana Senate candidate Richard Mourdock, the Tea Party usurper who took down Sen. Richard Lugar in the Republican primary, created the biggest political buzz last week by uttering the following sentence in a televised debate: "I think even when life...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 6:50 PM
Anti-abortion advocates will gather at 10 a.m. Monday outside the Maryland State Police Headquarters in Pikesville to publicly discuss a $385,000 settlement involving both parties.
The activists and their attorneys will discuss details of the case, which...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 10:47 AM
Sensing, perhaps, that they are losing the public relations battle after Senate candidate Todd Akin's forehead-slapping views on "legitimate rape" and the female body's magical ability to guard against pregnancy, Republicans are trying now to focus on the...
| Sep 19, 2012
Unemployment is still above 8 percent, job gains aren't even keeping up with population growth, the economy is barely moving forward. And yet, according to most polls, the Romney-Ryanticket is falling further and further behind. How can this be?...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 9:52 AM
- Members of the pro-life group Defend Life proclaimed their victory Monday against Maryland State Police and vowed to move on from the 2008 arrests of 18 of their members for holding graphic abortion images as they marched and protested along a busy...
| May 11, 2012
| 10:18 AM
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,...
| May 11, 2012
| 9:08 AM
ON THE SITE...
Maryland abortion protest target takes fight to protesters: The owner of a Germantown office rented to a doctor who performs abortions has responded to protesters with an offensive of his own, gathering volunteers to call abortion...