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  • Maryland turnout expected to be lowest in decades

    Maryland turnout expected to be lowest in decades
    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...
  • Komen's attack on abortion rights

    Few organizations have done more for women's healththan both Susan G. Komen for the Cure, a leading supporter of breast-cancer treatment and research, and Planned Parenthood, the country's top reproductive health care provider and advocate. To see the two...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • The overlooked Reagan legacy: Decency

    The overlooked Reagan legacy: Decency
    Every Republican presidential candidate claims to be the heir to Ronald Reagan's legacy. For years, Republican partisans have carried Reagan's memory before them as the ancient Israelites carried the Ark of the Covenant. Just invoking his name proved your...
  • 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...
  • Maryland native at center of Komen controversy steps down

    Maryland native at center of Komen controversy steps down
    The resignation of Maryland native Karen Handel from theSusan G. Komen for the Curefoundation on Tuesday could be a first step toward the organization's recovery from a week of negative headlines, comments and tweets. But crisis communications experts...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Doctors in botched Elkton abortion face murder charges

    Two doctors who Maryland authorities say botched an abortion last year in Elkton have been indicted on murder charges — in what appears to be the first use of the state's fetal homicide law involving a medical professional performing surgery. "We'...