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  • John G. Schisler, longtime C&P spokesman

    John G. Schisler, the longtime spokesman and director of public relations for the old Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co., died Sept. 12 at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson of chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder. He was 85. "Through and...
  • Worry about overpopulation of humans, not cats [Letter]

    Worry about overpopulation of humans, not cats [Letter]
    Kudos to Becky Robinson of Alley Cat Allies for writing about the Anne Arundel County's lethal policy toward community cats ("Anne Arundel's cruel cat policy," Sept. 5). However, why do we expect humans to do anything so kind as to spay, neuter and...
  • Feds revise rule on birth control mandate

    Feds revise rule on birth control mandate
    Under increasing legal and political pressure, the Obama administration issued a new rule Friday designed to ensure that female employees have access to birth control while accommodating religious employers that object to covering it through their...
  • The horror of a Hillary Clinton presidency [Letter]

    The horror of a Hillary Clinton presidency [Letter]
    Thank you to William L. Jacobsen Jr. for his commentary in The Baltimore Sun ("President Hillary Clinton," July 31). As a woman reader of The Sun, I'm feeling as though this commentary is the first draft for one to be written on Wednesday, November 9,...
  • Weinstein, Schmidt win Howard Council primaries

    Weinstein, Schmidt win Howard Council primaries
    There were few surprises, and even fewer voters, in the local Howard County races as voting results from Tuesday's primary election trickled in. In the hotly contested County Council District 1 races, Democrat and consulting business owner Jon...
  • Hobby Lobby: look behind the headlines [Commentary]

    Hobby Lobby: look behind the headlines [Commentary]
    The Greens, the evangelical Christians who own 500 craft shops called Hobby Lobby, aren't the people on whom we should be focusing our anger this week. Neither is the Mennonite Hahn family, owners of Conestoga Wood Specialties They aren't the bad guys....
  • In 2014, why are women still struggling to get basic care? [Commentary]

    In 2014, why are women still struggling to get basic care? [Commentary]
    On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a troubling ruling in favor of two corporations that argued that they should not have to provide insurance coverage for their employees' birth control because of the business owners' personal religious beliefs....
  • Supreme Court decisions won't limit women's rights [Letter]

    Supreme Court decisions won't limit women's rights [Letter]
    Jenny Black, the president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of Maryland, has condemned the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision and another case striking down a Massachusetts law barring protesters from coming within 30 feet of an abortion clinic ("In 2014,...
  • Pushy pro-lifers [Letter]

    Pushy pro-lifers [Letter]
    Letter writer Mary Catalfamo claims that Planned Parenthood denies any pregnant women immediate, free access to the full spectrum of information and counseling ("Supreme Court decisions won't limit women's rights," July 9). It's hard for me to believe...
  • Protests mark Supreme Court hearing on contraceptives

    Protests mark Supreme Court hearing on contraceptives
    A springtime snowfall dampening their signs, if not their spirits, several hundred activists divided into opposing groups Tuesday on the plaza in front of the Supreme Court to make their own opening arguments over the Affordable Care Act. The point of...
  • Candidates vie for Watson's District 1 seat

    Candidates vie for Watson's District 1 seat
    While most of Howard's state legislative races this primary season are packed with candidates vying for a chance to head to Annapolis, the county's council races have been relatively uneventful; with one notable exception. In District 1, there are...
  • Planned Parenthood to upgrade technology with $200,000 grant

    Planned Parenthood to upgrade technology with $200,000 grant
    CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is giving Planned Parenthood of Maryland a $200,000 grant to invest in technology at its eight clinics. Planned Parenthood will use the money to invest in a two-year project to build a new electronic management system....