| Oct 25, 2012
| 2:55 PM
The Maryland DREAM Act is about treating all our children, and all Maryland taxpayers, fairly. Amy Chai (letter, Oct. 18) says that citizens from other states will be denied the "break" DREAM students get. The Maryland DREAM Act isn't a break bur rather...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 8:43 PM
As the Nov. 6 election nears, likely Maryland voters are evenly divided on whether to make same-sex marriage legal in the state after opposition has grown in recent weeks, according to a new opinion poll conducted for The Baltimore Sun.
| Oct 28, 2012
| 8:49 AM
The campaigns to support and oppose same-sex marriage in Maryland have this in common: Both have nearly emptied their coffers.
The Maryland Marriage Alliance, which opposes same-sex marriage, had $95,000 left in its bank account for the final stretch...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 10:21 AM
Marylanders will soon have an opportunity common in a country other than their own: the right to veto a legislature's product. This tool, the voter referendum, is an important right, since two cure-alls of the 1970s, campaign finance "reform" and strict...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 5:52 PM
The opportunity to vote in a highly charged presidential election and on several closely contested ballot questions drew Marylanders back to the polls Wednesday, keeping the state's early voting turnout on a record pace.
After a two-day break for...
| May 15, 2012
| 3:35 PM
Anticipated statewide referendums on the legalization of same-sex marriage, in-state tuition for illegal immigrants and the latest Congressional redistricting plan are expected to draw a lot of voters to the polls this November.
"We expect probably an 85...
| May 22, 2012
| 2:28 PM
A number of Harford County churches and religious leaders are leading the local fight to revoke Maryland's new same-sex marriage law before it can go into effect.
Several Harford churches are supporting the Maryland Marriage Alliance coalition in a...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 4:23 PM
At a ceremony in the shadow of Camden Yards, 48 new Americans made it their first act as citizens to pledge allegiance to a flag flapping in a stiff afternoon breeze.
The recently minted citizens, who just moments before had renounced and abjured all...
| May 22, 2012
| 6:08 PM
The Green and Libertarian parties are launching new petition drives to get their candidates for president and other offices on Maryland's November ballot after losing a battle before the state's highest court.
The Maryland Court of Appeals ruled Monday...
| May 22, 2012
| 10:53 AM
Pudgy, pink Gerber babies are no longer the typical children being born in the United States. According to theU.S. Census Bureau, moms who are Latino, Asian, African American or mixed race are now giving birth to just over 50 percent of American babies....
| Nov 1, 2012
| 12:45 PM
On Election Day, voters will have the opportunity to continue the state's long tradition of welcoming new Americans and valuing education by supporting the Maryland Dream Act at the polls.
A "For" vote on Question 4 will affirm the law signed by Gov....
| Nov 3, 2012
| 4:06 PM
With just two days left until polls open on Election Day, all sides of Maryland's fiercely contested ballot questions are turning to their final task: getting their supporters into the voting booth.
To accomplish that goal, the campaigns have recruited...