Pro Life Carroll citizens will join hundreds of Marylanders in the 40th Maryland March For Life in Annapolis, seeking to defeat the “End of Life Options Act,” House Bill 399 and Senate Bill 311 that would legalize Physician Assisted Suicide (PAS) here, and the defeat of proposed House Bill 1031, “
A renowned historical sculptor approached the Taneytown in October, proposing that the city be home to his masterpiece: a National Civil War Memorial. Here are five things you should know about the sculptor, the project and what the city thinks about it.
Abraham Lincoln, born 210 years ago. is famously remembered as the president who saved the Union during the most critical period of our history. Today’s Republican Party is completely disconnected from the principles of its founders on the issues of the day.
A reader from Westminster writes: Lincoln stated that a “House divided against itself cannot stand.” Today, we have Donald Trump, the “Make America Great Again” guy. How can you make the country great again by doing more to divide Americans than any other President in U.S. history?
The majority of Americans are not extremists when it comes to politics. They are neither very blue nor very red. They are somewhere in between. Before we call them purple, it’s best to recognize the state of mind many of them have about policy issues, namely: uncertainty.
Banning Confederate symbols would only further efforts to provide a more supportive learning environment for students of color and demonstrate a real commitment on behalf of CCPS to create a more accepting school system.
There are three markers in Donald Trump's election to the presidency that suggest it may be a good time to introduce a "big infrastructure" problem. Here's a look at what happened in the past, and why it may signal something about the future.
On Friday, tens of millions of people will watch the pomp and spectacle of a uniquely American tradition. Yet all of the day's formalities fail to cover up certain strains that often accompany this public ceremony. For alongside the pageantry, our inaugurations also expose some of the biggest tensions that define the U.S. presidency — and show how our democracy has survived to repeat the ritual for the nation's 45th commander-in-chief.
When LeVar Burton mounts a podium in the Soldiers National Cemetery, Saturday, Nov. 19, near the spot where Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address exactly 153 years ago, the 59-year old actor will be speaking to a country once again divided along racial and political lines.
Last year was the 150th anniversary of one of the most significant events in history, with its roots deep in Harford County. On April 14, 1865 — just days after the conclusion of major hostilities in the Civil War — President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C., by Harford County native John Wilkes Booth.
Harford County residents, especially in the Bel Air area, will have no shortage of things to do this coming weekend as they can fly a kite, check out classic cars, take in the famed My Lady's Manor steeplechase horse race, get locally-grown produce at the Bel Air farmer's market or learn more about the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.
The other day I found myself at the famous Abraham Lincoln Bookshop in Chicago, talking about my latest effort, a history on the evolution of the American vice presidency. The visit brought to mind a little-discussed Lincoln story in the book that I will convey here in necessarily abbreviated form.
Bells will peal and special events unfold in Howard County on Saturday as part of a statewide effort to mark the 150th anniversary of Maryland's stepping up to the plate in a big way on Nov. 1, 1864. That's when it officially became the first slave state in the country to voluntarily free its slaves, over a year before the Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution abolished slavery across the nation on Dec. 6, 1865.
Thousands of American Jews have signed up to fight for Israel since the creation of the modern state in 1948. The Israel Defense Forces puts the number now on active duty at about 1,000, including 20 from Baltimore.
If you drive downtown on the Jones Falls Expressway, you might have noticed a new billboard just south of Orleans Street featuring a blurry image of George Washington and the word ¿DRUNK¿ in big bold letters.