| Apr 10, 2013
| 9:28 AM
The bright young people in student government at the Johns Hopkins University no doubt pride themselves on their openness to a diversity of views and their commitment to the free exchange of ideas. That's why the school's Student Government Association'...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 10:04 AM
The murder trial of Kermit Gosnell, a Philadelphia abortion provider, entered its fifth week today riding a peculiar media firestorm. The focus of much attention in recent days was not on Dr. Gosnell, who is charged in the death of seven babies and an...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 4:01 PM
Ravens center Matt Birk is expected to film a video this week opposing Maryland's new same-sex marriage law, making him the second player on the team to take a public stand on the referendum.
Birk, a Roman Catholic and father of six, is pressing a view...
| May 10, 2011
| 7:11 PM
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...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 11:17 AM
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...
| Apr 12, 2011
| 4:26 AM
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,...
| Apr 17, 2011
"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...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 7:14 PM
Voter turnout for Tuesday's presidential primary in Maryland was expected to be the lowest in at least 30 years, state election officials said.
In 1996, when President Bill Clinton faced little competition while running for re-election, only 25 percent...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 5:15 AM
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...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 11:39 AM
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...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 3:41 PM
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....