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  • Abortion protesters come to Harford high schools

    A group of abortion protesters has set its sights on Harford County high schools. Members of the Maryland division of the Center for Bio-Ethical Reform, which organizes graphic anti-abortion displays nationwide, were protesting in front of Bel Air High...
  • Anti-abortion signs reflect reality

    Editor: Maddie Walz's letter to the editor ("Anti-abortion activists in Bel Air; Shocked by protester's signs"" published Sept. 30 in the Open Forum) well illustrates the truth: there are none so blind as those who will not see. Sure the anti-abortion...
  • 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....
  • Abortion protesters are entitled to their opinion

    I find Sy Steinberg's letter to the editor ("Protesters rewarded for disruptive behavior," March 29) about the settlement given abortion protesters to be very disturbing. Mr. Steinberg writes that "the protesters are inciting the public, who are...
  • Why aren't liberal Democrats ever called 'extremists'?

    Why aren't liberal Democrats ever called 'extremists'?
    Don't you find it odd that the word "extremism" seems to apply only to conservative Republicans? Terminology often drives political discourse, and those who control the terms often determine the outcome. Establishment Republicans have too often been...
  • Appeals court upholds ruling against Baltimore pregnancy center ordinance

    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...
  • Archbishop Lori's war on women's rights

    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...
  • Voters send a message to the right

    Voters send a message to the right
    Somebody needs to break the news to the Republican candidates looking to unseat President Barack Obama that the conservative tide that swept the nation in 2010 has receded. Denying public employees the right to bargain collectively and calling for...
  • The GOP war on women continues

    The GOP war on women continues
    There has always been something truly unseemly about the desire of conservatives in Congress to assert their control over the residents of the District of Columbia. Not only because it represents a white and male-dominated culture forcing its values on...
  • For abortion foes, an ultrasound is worth 1,000 words

    For abortion foes, an ultrasound is worth 1,000 words
    U.S. District Court Judge Catherine Eagles last Tuesday granted a request for a preliminary injunction that temporarily blocks a provision in North Carolina's new abortion-restriction law that would require women seeking an abortion to view an...
  • The right to birth control

    The right to birth control
    Each year in Maryland, approximately 75,000 women unintentionally become pregnant. Of those pregnancies, about 36,000 end in abortions and 8,000 end in miscarriages. Additionally, many unintended pregnancies lead to premature births, low birthweight...
  • Md. bishops call on Catholics to oppose same-sex marriage

    With legislation to legalize same-sex marriage expected in the General Assembly, Maryland's Roman Catholic bishops are calling on parishioners to act against the proposal and other measures that they say threaten "religious liberty." In a 16-page...