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  • Awards: Carol Beatty receives 2011 Human Rights Award

    The Women's Giving Circle of Howard County has granted $5,600 of its 2011 grants budget in emergency funds to local nonprofits serving women and girls. Emergency Grants are provided to selected nonprofits organizations on an annual basis to be used...
  • Conservative federal appeals court shifts left

    The federal appellate court that covers Maryland has for years been considered one of the more right-leaning in the nation, finding that women can be banned from a military institute, that the FDA can't regulate tobacco and that confessions count even...
  • Transgender citizens, families testify for Howard Co. anti-discrimination bill

    About two dozen transgender citizens, their relatives and supporters on Monday night urged the Howard County Council to adopt a bill that would bar discrimination against transgender people. "We don't want to be special," said Howard resident Sharon...
  • Council to vote on gender identity bill, LEED tax credits

    Gender identity will likely fall under discrimination protections in Howard County, joining race, religion and sexual orientation, after a vote by the County Council on Monday. Four of the five council members introduced the measure last month, which...
  • Egypt and Islam

    Egypt and Islam
    Initial results from Egypt's first elections since the fall of President Hosni Mubarak are in, and it appears Islamist parties have captured the lion's share of the vote. The rise of politicians eager to curtail basic human rights, particularly for women,...
  • O'Malley, McDonnell spar on Meet The Press

    Political frienemies Martin O'Malley(D) and Bob McDonnell (R) made their latest joint appearance Sunday morning -- this time on NBC's Meet the Press, the nation's premier Sunday morning talk show. The two make an attractive pair for Washington TV...
  • O'Malley, Va. governor debate on 'Meet the Press'

    Political frienemies Martin O'Malley and Bob McDonnell made their latest joint appearance Sunday morning — this time on NBC's "Meet the Press," the nation's premier Sunday morning talk show. The two make an attractive pair for Washington TV...
  • Federal judge named to Maryland Women's Hall of Fame

    Federal judge named to Maryland Women's Hall of Fame
    Federal judge Diana Motz, of Homeland, a longtime member of the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, is one of six women named to the 2012 Maryland Women's Hall of Fame. A Clinton appointee to the court in 1994, Motz, now 68, was the first Maryland woman...
  • Reimer wrong on birth control flap

    Reimer wrong on birth control flap
    In response to Susan Reimer's column ("Women will remember in November," March 12), it is amazing to me that she, and others cannot see through the fog that is being intentionally created by President Barack Obama and the Democrats. No one on the right...
  • Investigation highlights Balto. Co. minority hiring struggle

    When Baltimore County Police Capt. Andre Davis took command, late in 2010, of recruiting and hiring, he could see that efforts to bring in African-Americans had slipped. Background checks were not being completed on many applicants, and no effort was...
  • Harford primary coming up

    The primary election is coming up for Harford County voters, as around the state, and the opportunity for early voting is only a couple of weeks away. The county's Board of Elections ended up losing its chance to have two more polling place for early...
  • Multiculturalism trumps feminism when the two clash

    I concur with the general sentiment of Will Placek's letter, "Creeping Sharia is bound to choke off our freedoms." Perhaps Sharia will not choke off all our freedoms, but most definitely our granddaughter's freedoms will be decreased. The more Sharia law,...