Most Americans are morally appalled by late-term abortions. Planned Parenthood and its allies know this, which is why they refer to "uterine contents," "clumps of cells," "tissue" and even "goop," when a more apt descriptor would be "fetus" or even "baby."
Rep. Elijah E. Cummings on Thursday requested financial documents from an anti-abortion rights group that secretly filmed Planned Parenthood officials and set off a controversy about the use of fetal tissue for medical research.
I've been reading your column for a while, and you always advise kinky people to go seek the same within the kink community. But in my experience, the kink community is very "sex right away, get to know you later"-oriented.
Planned Parenthood is a great organization that delivers quality reproductive health care across this country. But in the polarizing abortion debate, they've lost this round and they need to issue an apology to the women who've had abortions for the cavalier way their employees discussed them.
Defunding Planned Parenthood is not the same as repealing the right to abortion. Indeed, the point here isn't to say that all abortions are indefensible. Rather, it's that people who think they are indefensible shouldn't be compelled to pay for them.
The GOP is once again showing it's out of touch with women, threatening a government shutdown next month over funding of Planned Parenthood in an effort to curtail abortions. Never mind that federal funds can't legally be spent on abortions except in rare cases. Never mind that abortion services are a small percentage of what Planned Parenthood does. Never mind that if the women's health care group is defunded, it will restrict access to birth control, increasing unwanted pregnancies and,
At Planned Parenthood, nothing is more important to us than the health and safety of our patients. That is why we are fighting back and calling this latest attack what it is: part of a decade-long campaign of making false charges, deceiving the public and terrorizing women and their health care providers, all with the goal of cutting people off from access to critical health care services.
John G. Schisler, who was the former longtime spokesman and director of public relations for the old Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co., died Friday at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He was 85.
Under increasing legal and political pressure the Obama administration issued a new rule Friday designed to ensure female employees have access to birth control while accommodating religious employers that object to covering it through their health insurance plans.
When people routinely visit the emergency room for non-emergencies it's not only costly to the health care system but a stress on hospitals, especially one such as Sinai Hospital, one of several in the state that cares for the worst traumas.
At Planned Parenthood of Maryland, we are deeply troubled by the roll-back in access to reproductive care that the court's decisions represent. Bosses are now able to interfere with their employees' access to birth control. Picketers can continue to harass women seeking care including birth control, breast health exams and the many life-saving services that women's health centers provide. It is hard to believe that in 2014 we are still struggling to provide women even the most basic health care
In the hotly contested County Council District 1 races, Democrat and consulting business owner Jon Weinstein has emerged from a field of four by a narrow margin – capturing 35.8 percent of the 1,432 early votes. Wendy Royalty, a former Planned Parenthood vice president of public affairs, and Lisa Markovitz, a local referendum activist, trailed close behind, capturing 30.3 percent and 25.1 percent of early votes, respectively. Former Planning Board member Dave Grabowski capture only 8.7
While most of Howard's state legislative races this primary season are packed with candidates vying for a chance to head to Annapolis, the county's council races have been relatively uneventful, with one notable exception.
As staunch advocates of patient rights, Planned Parenthood of Maryland led the successful campaign for passage of Senate bill 790, which closes a wide gap in confidentiality laws to help protect the privacy of health care information for all Maryland women and families.
As a springtime snowfall dampened their signs if not their spirits, several hundred activists divided themselves Tuesday on either side of the plaza in front of the Supreme Court to make their own opening arguments over the Affordable Care Act.
Wednesday night, District 1's four Democratic candidates began to draw distinctions between themselves and their opponents at a forum hosted by the Columbia Democratic Club at Ridgely's Run Community Center in Jessup.
Marion C. Cohen, a former Roland Park resident and patron of the arts who was a granddaughter of President Grover Cleveland, died Feb. 21 at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., of complications from a fall. She was 87.
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Lewis C. Strudwick, a former partner in the Baltimore law firm of Ober/Kaler who had a penchant for drawing whimsical cartoons and a taste for culinary oddities, died Jan. 22 of complications from Parkinson's disease at Heron Point retirement community in Chestertown. He was 82.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
A group of Catonsville nuns who claimed that the new federal health care law's contraceptive coverage requirement would violate their religious beliefs are actually exempt from the mandate, a U.S. District Court judge concluded Friday.
By By Carrie Wells and Pamela Wood and The Baltimore Sun