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  • Abortion protesters to return to Bel Air after successful lawsuit

    The anti-abortion protesters who just won a federal case after being arrested three years ago are back to demonstrate again in Bel Air today (Friday). Defend Life, a Catholic organization based in Baltimore, will again show violent images of dead fetuses...
  • 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...
  • Abortion protestors have right to free speech despite graphic posters

    It's time for the Maryland State Police and the Attorney General's Office to stop wasting time, back off and settle with anti-abortion protesters who were arrested in the summer of 2008 in Harford County. Yes, the protesters were mostly from out of town....
  • Abortion protesters worried but undeterred by past arrests

    Abortion protesters worried but undeterred by past arrests
    Protesters with giant pictures of aborted fetuses and other anti-abortion messages were back in Bel Air on a hot Friday afternoon after a successful lawsuit against the Maryland State Police, which dispersed a similar rally three summers ago. Despite...
  • 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...
  • Some state agencies want more of your money

    Some state agencies want more of your money
    If you hold a gathering of more than 50 boats in Maryland waters after June 1, you can expect to pay a "marine gathering permit fee" — the amount yet to be determined — under legislation proposed by the O'Malley administration. Need a...
  • Don't trample religious freedom

    Don't trample religious freedom
    There has been a lot of discussion in these pages about a recent statement on religious liberty issued by Maryland's Catholic bishops. Unfortunately, the discussion has ignored most of what the bishops had to say. It has focused almost exclusively on...
  • Plan B is overruled

    Plan B is overruled
    Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius' decision this week to overrule the Food and Drug Administration commissioner and refuse to authorize girls under age 17 to have over-the-counter access to the emergency contraceptive pill known as...
  • 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...
  • Republicans wage war on women

    Republicans wage war on women
    Aspirins and short skirts and contraception, oh my! The last few weeks have seen a slew of Republican gaffes concerning women's sexuality. From Rick Santorum's billionaire supporter Foster Friess' waxing nostalgic about the good old days when women put...
  • 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...
  • 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...