City Council Adopts Resolution Calling For Public Fund Supporting Local Reproductive Health OrganizationsTwo council members will introduce a resolution calling on Mayor Brandon Scott and the council to create a public fund supporting local reproductive health organizations.
Leaked Supreme Court Draft Opinion Stokes Fears Among Some MarylandersThe shockwave of a leaked Supreme Court draft opinion about the possibility of overturning Roe v. Wade is still being felt across the country.
Maryland Soon Expanding Abortion Access, Could See Influx Of Patients If Supreme Court Overturns Roe V. WadeMaryland already has strong protections in place for abortion access and the General Assembly recently voted to expand that access. But analysts say the court’s decision could have an impact far beyond abortion rights.
Pro-Choice Activists In Baltimore Protest Against The Potential Overturn Of Roe V. WadePro-choice activists came together to make their anger known outside of the federal courthouse in Baltimore Tuesday.
Marylanders React To Supreme Court Possibly Overturning Roe V. WadeAs word spread about a leaked document that suggested the U.S. Supreme Court is considering overturning Roe v. Wade, the decision which legalized abortion, personal conversations on the topic were suddenly out in the open.
Supreme Court Draft Suggests Roe Could Be Overturned: ReportA draft opinion suggests the U.S. Supreme Court could be poised to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case that legalized abortion nationwide, according to a Politico report.
Maryland Lawmakers Override Hogan's Vetoes Near Session EndMaryland lawmakers voted to override Gov. Larry Hogan's vetoes on Saturday of measures to create a paid family leave insurance program, expand access to abortion in the state and other bills.
Maryland Lawmakers Override Gov's Veto Of Abortion ExpansionMaryland Gov. Larry Hogan's veto of a measure to expand access to abortion in the state was overridden on Saturday by the General Assembly, which is controlled by Democrats.
Amendment On Abortion Doesn't Advance In MarylandEarlier this month, the Maryland House of Delegates voted for a bill sponsored by House Speaker Adrienne Jones that would have given voters the final say in November on whether to enshrine the right to abortion in the constitution.
Bishops OK Communion Document, Avoid Direct Rebuff To Biden During Baltimore ConferenceU.S. Catholic bishops overwhelmingly approved a document on Communion that stops short of calling for withholding the sacrament from politicians such as President Joe Biden who support abortion rights but offers plenty of tacit justification for individual bishops to do so.
During Baltimore Conference, Bishops Deliberate Over Communion Document For Politicians Who Support AbortionU.S. bishops deliberated at their fall meeting in Baltimore on a sensitive document about Holy Communion that emerged amid debates over Catholic politicians' support for abortion.
Maryland AG Frosh Joins Coalition Opposed To Mississippi Abortion LawMaryland Attorney General Brian Frosh has joined a coalition of his peers urging the Supreme Court to protect a woman's right to choose.
Maryland Attorney General Frosh Offers Support For DOJ Challenge Of Texas Abortion LawMaryland Attorney General Brian Frosh on Wednesday offered his support for the Department of Justice's challenge of the new Texas law that bans abortions after six weeks.
Judge: Women Can Get Abortion Pill Without Doctor Visits During Coronavirus PandemicA federal judge agreed Monday to suspend a rule that requires women during the COVID-19 pandemic to visit a hospital, clinic or medical office to obtain an abortion pill.
Trump Abortion Restrictions Go Into Effect ImmediatelyEffective immediately, family planning clinics that are funded by taxpayers must stop referring women for abortions, the Trump administration said Monday.