| Dec 3, 2013
| 6:26 PM
Animal advocacy group PETA called Tuesday on the National Institutes of Health to stop animal experiments related to sexual health, including Johns Hopkins studies of erectile dysfunction using rodents.
In a letter to the NIH director, People for the...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 5:00 AM
I, for one, am thankful that PETA has revealed how my tax dollars are squandered on ridiculous sex experiments on rodents right in my backyard ("PETA attacks animal research for sexual health issues," Dec. 3). It's ironic that Johns Hopkins claims to...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 10:30 AM
It seems that the state of South Dakota has a beef with Joan Jett.
Or a lack of beef, more accurately.
Jett, who spent her formative years in Rockville, is a vegetarian and an animal rights activist. She's so committed to animal rights that she's...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Tracking the Terps caught up with former Maryland linebacker/defensive end Shawne Merriman, who will hold his annual Lights On Foundation coat drive at Byrd Stadium prior to Saturday’s game against Boston College. Merriman will also be Maryland&...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 6:21 PM
Famed Baltimore neurosurgeon Ben Carson said this week he believes he was targeted for an audit by the Internal Revenue Service because of his vocal opposition to the Obama administration.
Carson said he had only his suspicions to go on, but this year...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 11:00 AM
"Can we say then … that the general economy of power in our societies is becoming a domain of security?" Michel Foucault, 1978
In 1791, the Fourth Amendment — sanctifying what we now call the human right to privacy — became part of...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 6:55 AM
On June 27, 1895, a local newspaper at the time, the American Sentinel, reported that Westminster was under attack by bugs.
"(An) invasion from myriads of insects of the beetle species, which night after night swarmed about the electric arc lights on...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Through the miracle of modern science, man has come up with something that is going to be well received by PETA and other animal rights advocates: In the near future, we very likely will be eating synthetic meat ("Test-tube hamburger patty makes its...
| Jun 30, 2013
Regarding your story about PETA urging a Cockeysville retirement home to allow its pet finches to leave their cage, animals are not on the earth to serve people ("Let birds spread wings, PETA urges retirement home in Cockeysville," June 27). However,...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 3:33 PM
PETA is calling on a Cockeysville retirement community to let its pet finches spread their wings and leave the cage.
The animal rights organization, which alleges the birds are being kept in inhumane conditions, is urging its members to contact the...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Alaska, the polar bear who recently died at the Maryland Zoo, is a touching example of how animals can recover from years of deprived living conditions in circuses if given the opportunity (Polar bear euthanized at Maryland zoo," Jan. 16).
| Jan 9, 2013
| 1:21 PM
For those of you have been having Jerzday withdrawals, we now have Snooki & JWOWW Tuesdays.
And, unlike last season, each episode is an hour instead of a half an hour.
I’m not going to lie: I do find both of these girls extremely entertaining....