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  • Freedom of speech goes for abortion protesters, too

    I want to thank The Sun for running on page one last Sunday the story about the abortion protesters' arrest in Harford County in 2008 ("State trooper wanted protesters to 'rot,'" March 24). We have many freedoms being eroded daily by misguided police...
  • Abortion protesters rewarded for disruptive behavior

    The article "Law, order, free speech" (March 25) prompts this response: What is distressing to this reader is that a group of religious fanatics who oppose abortion are awarded (by a federal Judge) a "settlement" of $385,000 for their despicable behavior....
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...