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  • Montgomery Co. police: Transgender bill has not led to bathroom rapes

    When Baltimore County Council members introduced a bill last night to ban discrimination against transgender people, much of the testimony focused on public restrooms. Opponents of the legislation said they feared men dressed as women would assault...
  • A hidden cause of Baltimore's population loss: abortion

    Population increase is a natural sign of political health. By that measure, Baltimore has been sick a long time. Six straight decades of depopulation have reduced the city by a third. Seeking not only to halt this bad case of "the dreaded shrinks" but...
  • City discriminates against homeless women, advocates claim

    Advocates for the homeless called on Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake Tuesday to open more shelter beds for women, arguing that the city discriminates against women by making significantly more beds available to men. "Women are literally being left out...
  • Bring forced marriage out of the shadows

    Bring forced marriage out of the shadows
    Are forced marriages a major issue in the United States — even here in Maryland? The problem might not get a lot of attention, but it is bigger than most people realize. In fact, there is growing concern over forced marriages, including in the...
  • GFWC Woman's Club marks century of building 'our ideal Westminster'

    When the Woman's Club of Westminster recently unveiled its 2011 holiday ornament, I pondered that this creative fundraising idea is just one more example of the ways the club has supported our community over the years. For the past eight years, the...
  • 'Our blacks' vs. 'their blacks'? Why conservatives shouldn't talk about race

    'Our blacks' vs. 'their blacks'? Why conservatives shouldn't talk about race
    Do you think it gives Clarence Thomas a warm, fuzzy feeling to know he is one of Ann Coulter's blacks? That is how Coulter put it on Fox "News" while defending Herman Cain against sexual harassment charges that threatened to engulf his campaign last...
  • Cardin launches re-election campaign

    U.S. Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin kicked off his re-election campaign Sunday, promising several hundred supporters that he'd fight for better schools, more jobs, a cleaner environment and access to health care. "It's not about this election. It's about the...
  • Lucretia Fisher, city preservationist

    Lucretia Fisher, city preservationist
    Lucretia Billings Fisher, the leader of an early effort to save Fells Point and Federal Hill from a 1960s interstate highway, died of renal failure Friday at her Ruxton home. She was 98. "Lu Fisher was way ahead of her time," said former Judge Thomas...
  • Komen's attack on abortion rights

    Few organizations have done more for women's healththan both Susan G. Komen for the Cure, a leading supporter of breast-cancer treatment and research, and Planned Parenthood, the country's top reproductive health care provider and advocate. To see the two...
  • Is Akin really out of the Republican mainstream?

    Is Akin really out of the Republican mainstream?
    Missouri is a long way from Maryland, so residents can be forgiven for never having heard of Rep. Todd Akin prior to this week. But when the socially conservative Republican Senate candidate suggested that the victims of "legitimate rape" rarely get...
  • City's pregnancy center law gets new hearing

    City's pregnancy center law gets new hearing
    A federal appeals court has granted a new hearing in a case challenging whether Baltimore can require faith-based pregnancy counseling centers to post signs saying they don't offer abortion or birth control advice and services. The decision filed...
  • The GOP ticket's Neanderthal view of women's rights

    Rep. Todd Akin, the GOP nominee for U.S. Senate from Missouri, has shown once again how the Republican Party has been taken over by its most extreme elements ("Akin's rape comments elicit anger," Aug. 21). Mr. Akin claims there is difference between...