Montgomery County students walk out of class, demand change in gun legislation

Hundreds of Montgomery County students joined with others from around the region in a rally in front of the White House on Wednesday. The students say they wanted to add their voice to the students from Douglas High School in calling for changes in the law to prevent massacres at schools like the one last week at the Parkland, Florida school that left 17 students and faculty members dead.

Supporters, opponents of high speed rail square off at Annapolis demonstration

With the study still underway into the creation of a possible Maglev route from New York to Washington both supporters and opponents turned out Monday night in front of the State House. Supporters say the high speed train, which could reduce a trip between Baltimore and Washington to just 15 minutes, would be good for the environment. But opponents say the estimated $10-12 billion needed to build the line is money better spent elsewhere.

Gallery: Washington demonstration supporting the DREAM Act
WASHINGTON – Hundreds of demonstrators on Thursday filled the atrium of the Hart Senate Office Building to show support for passing a “clean DREAM Act.” (Photo by Helen Parshall / Capital News Service) WASHINGTON – Sen. Kamala Harris, D-California, paused…
Demonstrators press Congress to protect undocumented children

WASHINGTON – More than two months after President Donald Trump said he was ending protections to children brought to the United States by undocumented immigrants, demonstrators on Thursday swamped a Senate building to pressure lawmakers to vote for a renewal…

#HandsoffmyBC gains traction — online and off — after Trump announces new birth control rule

COLLEGE PARK, Maryland — On October 6th, the Trump administration announced its decision to roll back a federal rule, established under the Affordable Care Act, that required most employers to provide employees with birth control coverage without a co-pay. The…

Protesters demand more federal support for Puerto Rico

Protesters rallied for more federal support for Puerto Rico, which was hit by Category 4 Hurricane Maria on Sept. 20. Weeks later, most of the island still lacks power.

Kneeling Ravens protests draw fire and defenders

BALTIMORE- Over the past two weeks, the Baltimore Ravens have received lots of criticism from fans and some public officials for kneeling during the national anthem before the Sept. 24th game against the Jacksonville Jaguars and kneeling and praying before…

Kids travel to Washington with a message for President Trump

Young people from all over the East Coast joined together in front of the White House to send President Trump a message about his immigration policies. They were speaking up for families at risk of being separated because of deportation.

Area women join in protesting Trump executive order

The Women’s March on Washington came just a day after Donald Trump was sworn into office. Two days after that he signed an executive order that critics say could impact women and their health care around the world. On Wednesday, they marched to the White House to make their voices heard.

Fracking battle hits the Maryland State House

With a moratorium on fracking due to expire in the fall, supporters and opponents of fracking are waging a battle at the Maryland State House.