| Jun 19, 2013
| 12:14 PM
Two-thirds of American voters support Roe v. Wade. Women overwhelmingly favored Barack Obama over Mitt Romney, the Republican who wanted to de-fund Planned Parenthood and overturn Roe. Public approval of Congress is at or near its lowest level ever...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 6:59 AM
The black female Howard County Police officer suing the department in United States District Court for racial discrimination was fired last week, approximately one week after her attorney filed an amended complaint against the department, according to her...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:31 PM
Researchers hailed the Supreme Court ruling Wednesday that bans the patenting of human DNA, saying it would expand access to genetic testing for disease at lower cost to patients.
In a unanimous decision, the justices said Myriad Genetics did not have...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 4:00 AM
"Why are there no libertarian countries?"
In a much-discussed essay for Salon magazine, Michael Lind asks: "If libertarians are correct in claiming that they understand how best to organize a modern society, how is it that not a single country in the...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Helen B. Wolfe, an outspoken advocate of women's rights who also had been a member of the faculty of McDaniel College for more than a decade, died March 5 from cancer at Carroll Hospice Center's Dove House in Westminster. She was 79.
With a head of thick...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 3:00 AM
March is Women's History Month, but the headlines give us little to celebrate.
Women who dare to attend protests in Egypt are routinely beaten and subjected to brutal "virginity tests." Girls in Afghanistan are beaten or disfigured for attending school....
| Mar 18, 2013
| 6:19 AM
The recent commentary, "Md. should support single-sex schools" (March 12), fundamentally misstates the ACLU position on single-sex education.
ACLU's "Teach Kids, Not Stereotypes" campaign targets single-sex programs across the country that are based...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Legislation that would strengthen the rights of pregnant women in the workplace has now passed both chambers of the General Assembly and will go to the governor's desk for signing.
The Senate passed the House version of the bill Thursday allowing it...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:45 PM
This weekend, June 8 and 9, Little Falls Friends Meeting in Fallston will celebrate the 275th anniversary of its founding.
Speakers, tours, exhibits and printed histories will be brought together to share with the community the remarkable Quaker...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 6:45 AM
The article, "Title IX under fire as colleges cut teams," (April 7) tackled the issue of Title IX proportionality at Towson University, but the perspective of athletic women and female coaches in this debate has been largely missing.
One of the...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 11:48 AM
I think Edith Bunker did more to liberate the caged American housewife than Betty Friedan ever did.
The author of "The Feminine Mystique" is the one who identified the nameless dissatisfaction of women at home with the kids and the kitchen chores.
| May 21, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Congratulations to Chris Messer, a Folly Quarter Middle School student, and Emma Halley, a sophomore at Glenelg High School.
Chris recently earned a first place in the junior division, while Emma earned a second place in the senior division at the...