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  • Women find 'Doonesbury' strip on abortion right on the mark

    Letter writer John Rutkowski has a right to his views, but his comments on Gary Trudeau's comic strip were infuriating and disgusting ("Idiotic 'Doonesbury' strip on abortion insults readers," March 20). First, Mr. Trudeau's comic strips on the Texas...
  • Moral high ground in abortion debate is debatable

    Readers such as John Rutkowski must not understand that Garry Trudeau's series on the forced ultra-sound law for women seeking abortion is no attempt at being funny ("Idiotic 'Doonesbury' strip on abortion insults readers," March 20). "Comic" strip is a...
  • 150 flood Harford courthouse sidewalk, protest federal health mandate

    150 flood Harford courthouse sidewalk, protest federal health mandate
    Close to 150 people protested the federal Health and Human Services mandate Friday outside the Harford County Circuit Courthouse in Bel Air — three times the number event coordinators originally projected. People driving and walking down Main...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Anti-abortion activists to discuss settlement in 2008 arrests

    Anti-abortion advocates will gather at 10 a.m. Monday outside the Maryland State Police Headquarters in Pikesville to publicly discuss a $385,000 settlement involving both parties. The activists and their attorneys will discuss details of the case, which...
  • Pro-life group talks about settlement with state police

    Pro-life group talks about settlement with state police
    - Members of the pro-life group Defend Life proclaimed their victory Monday against Maryland State Police and vowed to move on from the 2008 arrests of 18 of their members for holding graphic abortion images as they marched and protested along a busy...
  • 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...
  • Cecil Co. murder charges against abortion doctors withdrawn

    Cecil Co. murder charges against abortion doctors withdrawn
    The Cecil County state's attorney's office withdrew all charges Tuesday in the murder prosecutions of Nicola I. Riley and Steven C. Brigham, the first doctors charged under Maryland's fetal homicide law in a case involving a medical procedure. "This...
  • Marbella: Maryland and Virginia diverge over social issues

    When the critical vote to approve same-sex marriage in Maryland was coming down, I happened to be in Virginia — not that far geographically, really, but at the moment seemingly a world, and a time, away. There I was, in a state where legislators...
  • 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...