| Nov 12, 2012
| 3:00 AM
More than a few Catholic bishops spent this election feverishly warning their flock that voting for Barack Obama put their souls at risk and posed a grave threat to religious liberty. Now that the president has been re-elected with a majority of...
| 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...
| 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....
| 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...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 12:56 PM
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...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 11:12 AM
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...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 7:58 PM
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...