Leaked Supreme Court opinion on abortion law causes political uproar

Supporters of the Roe v. Wade ruling and opponents demonstrated for hours on the sidewalk in front of the Supreme Court – protests that certainly were loud enough for justices to hear in their offices.

Republican lawmakers across the nation are attacking LGBTQ+ rights

Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill is one of many Republican-backed measures across the country that aim to curb LGBTQ+ rights. Last year, 17 anti-LGBTQ laws passed in state legislatures in eight states.

From bedding to pierogies, Baltimore church sends aid to embattled Ukraine

About two weeks after Russian forces invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24, the church here began taking donations of everything from bedding to toiletries to ramen noodles.

Maryland’s Cardin meets with Supreme Court nominee Jackson

“It’s an opportunity for us to get to know each other a bit better and we thank her for her willingness to serve her country in this critically important position,” Cardin said to reporters.

Biden cuts off Russian oil and gas imports to U.S.

President Joe Biden signed an executive order Tuesday banning Russian oil, natural gas, and coal imports to the United States in response to the invasion of Ukraine.

Maryland Democrats back Biden’s sanctions on Russia

After President Biden announced the first round of sanctions on Russia Tuesday after its latest invasion of Ukraine, some of Maryland’s lawmakers joined in support of the president’s actions.

With short blood supplies, Red Cross partners with LGBTQ+ groups to research potential new sources

Almost 300 participants have been recruited for the ADVANCE study that hopes to provide evidence to repeal the current policy that prevents gay and bisexual men from donating blood.

Washington team owner battles with new allegations, and lawmakers debate whether Congress has oversight role

The National Football League last July fined the team $10 million after a review of the franchise’s workplace culture.