| Nov 7, 2012
| 10:09 AM
It would be tempting to call the 2012 election the year of the woman — if only for the record number headed for the U.S. Senate and their instrumental role in re-electing President Barack Obama — but it was also the year of the Latino, the...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Werner H. Fornos, who fled post-World War II Germany as a teen and became an advocate for global population control after serving in the Maryland House of Delegates, died of diabetic complications Jan. 16 at his home in Basye, Va.
| Aug 28, 2012
Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. strikes again ("Nervous Obama takes refuge in his base," Aug. 26) in a column where he chooses to present falsehood and half-truths as fact.
Economic growth is anemic, but he states that $5 trillion in new debt is the cause of the...
| Aug 31, 2012
I would like to first thank the editorial board of The Sun for electing to publish, week after week, the words of Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr. He is indeed a funny man, and no matter how desperate things become, Mr. Ehrlich has a way of breaking though to bring...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Forty years ago this month, the U.S. Supreme Court legalized abortion in every state in its historic Roe v. Wade decision. It affirmed that the constitutionally protected right to privacy includes every woman's ability to make her own personal medical...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 1:22 PM
Amid the toilet races, waiter races, cookoffs and carnival barkers of Hampdenfest 2012 will be a booth sure to draw stares.
Run by the Respect Life Committee of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Hampden, the booth on The Avenue will feature pro-...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 12:34 PM
Pro-choice and anti-abortion advocates co-existed peaceably at Hampdenfest 2012.
But both sides made it clear they were standing firm.
Protesting next to the St. Thomas Aquinas Church's Respect Life booth was Minda Thorward, a 36-year-old attorney...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 4:44 AM
Facing a year of financial trouble that started with a national controversy over dropping monetary support for Planned Parenthood, Komen Maryland told its donors on Friday that the organization is $1 million short of reaching its current fundraising goal....
| May 28, 2011
| 2:07 PM
Facebook is good for many things: Keeping in touch with old friends, following celebrities and laughing at dumb things posted by ignorant people.
Now, a new Tumbler blog focuses exclusively on this last category of Facebook friend: Those fooled by the...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 1:30 PM
John Stewart Morton Jr., a retired real estate and insurance executive, died Aug. 3 of kidney failure at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson.
The former Owings Mills resident was 92.
The son of a real estate broker and a homemaker, Mr....
| Apr 17, 2011
"If you want an abortion, you go to Planned Parenthood. And that's well over 90 percent of what Planned Parenthood does." — Sen. Jon Kyl, Republican of Arizona, April 8, 2011
"[The statistic Mr. Kyl used] was not intended to be a factual...
| Apr 20, 2011
Given the dubious possibility that only 3 percent of Planned Parenthood's services are abortion-related, as Leonard Pitts claims ("Lying in defense of extremist views is no virtue," April 17), it does nothing to alter the fact that over 1 million...