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  • 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...
  • Anti-abortion protesters to get settlement in Harford arrests

    The Maryland State Police have agreed to pay a $385,000 settlement to nine anti-abortion protesters arrested by Maryland State Troopers four years ago in Harford County. The 18 protesters, two of whom were minors, aged 14 and 17, at the time, were...
  • Unclear if fetal deaths occurred in Md., Cecil prosecutor says

    Unclear if fetal deaths occurred in Md., Cecil prosecutor says
    Cecil County's top prosecutor said Wednesday that he withdrew murder charges against two abortion doctors because he lacked definitive evidence that the fetuses at issue were terminated in Maryland. "We know what the doctors did. We just don't know where...
  • The Catholic Church isn't playing politics

    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...
  • State trooper wanted protesters to 'rot'

    State trooper wanted protesters to 'rot'
    As Maryland State Police disbanded an anti-abortion rally along a crowded road near the center of Bel Air, a sergeant told a colleague that the 18 arrested protesters could "sit in a cell for an hour ... and two or three or four and rot." The same...
  • Which is the greater evil, abortion or war?

    John G. Edgemere's letter criticizing Rick Santorum for opposing abortion while being hawkish about the military is ridiculous ("Santorum's moral relativism should do well in S. Carolina," Jan. 17). If it's a matter of hypocrisy, then those who oppose war...
  • Hurricane Irene: an almighty wind?

    Hurricane Irene: an almighty wind?
    Michele Bachmann says that the earthquake and hurricane that have recently hit the East Coast of the United States were sent as some sort of divine warning message to politicians in Washington to curb government spending. I must respectfully disagree. I...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for partly sunny skies and a high temperature around 36 degrees. It is expected to be a wintry mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain tonight with a low temperature around 29 degrees. TRAFFIC Check our updates for this...
  • 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...
  • Mandatory contraceptive coverage is tyranny

    In his March 22 op-ed piece ("Why I chose Sandra Fluke") Rep. Elijah Cummings mistakenly identifies a freedom issue as awomen's healthissue. For decades employees have been able to save money on health insurance costs by opting out of certain coverages....
  • The crisis in public morality

    The crisis in public morality
    Republicans have morality upside down. They're condemning gay marriage, abortion, access to contraception, and the wall separating church and state. But the moral crisis in America isn't a breakdown in private morality. It's a breakdown in public...