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  • Maryland must allow guns in public places

    Maryland has long held claim to the notion that the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution, or the right to "keep and bear arms," did not apply to the states. In doing so, they have and continue to deny it's citizenry that right to be fully...
  • Reel China: Land of cinematic opportunity

    Reel China: Land of cinematic opportunity
    Born in northern China and raised in Beijing, Sally Liu came of age in the 1990s and dreamed of becoming a filmmaker. With the world's most populous nation swelling with thousands of new cinemas, big-budget productions proliferating and box-office grosses...
  • Mailbag: Prosecution overzealous in 'Irvine 11' case

    Historically, county district attorneys have demurred from pursuing legal action against University of California students in cases of alleged minor crimes and misdemeanors when these incidents occur on university property. Instead, they have...
  • Attitudes of some suggest censorship

    I am dismayed to learn during National Banned Books Week (which celebrates the freedom to read) that some members of our school board and Secondary Education Council, as well as some parents, are challenging a Glendale High School English teacher’...
  • Mailbag: Irvine 11 editorials got it wrong

    I cannot understand why the L.A. Times and the Daily Pilot continue on their editorial pages to defend the Irvine 11 (Editorial: Irvine 11, D.A. both made mistakes, Daily Pilot, Oct. 2; "Editorial: Punishing the 'Irvine 11' again, Los Angeles Times, Sept....
  • Intense Storm Of Controversy On Irene Prompts Recommendations

    HARTFORD - After an intense storm of complaints when Tropical Storm Irene plunged more than half the state into darkness, the Senate Democrats called Tuesday for better tree trimming and improved communication between utilities and town leaders. The...
  • The uncertain future of the Arab Spring

    The uncertain future of the Arab Spring
    The killing of two dozen unarmed Coptic Christians — and the wounding of hundreds of others — by Egyptian security forces and Muslim extremists in Cairo this week has thrown a dark shadow over the country's prospects for a peaceful...
  • Is Mo Yan courageous, or is he a patsy?

    Is Mo Yan courageous, or is he a patsy?
    Salman Rushdie thinks Mo Yan is a patsy of China’s Communist government. I respect Rushdie's work, and his own courage as a defender of artistic freedom. But I'm not sure he's right about Mo Yan. Mo accepted the Nobel Prize for Literature this...
  • Reel China: A crash course in different storytelling traditions

    BEIJING — Every movie project involves a certain amount of negotiation, but finding middle ground proved no easy matter when writer-director Daniel Hsia tried to film "Shanghai Calling" in China. To secure permission to make his story about a...
  • Banned in Bel Air

    Banned in Bel Air
    When a book flies off the shelves by the millions within a month of publication and zooms to the top of the New York Times best-seller list, it's safe to assume that whatever its literary merit (or lack thereof), it probably is not a good candidate for...
  • Harford County librarian comfortable with her decision not to carry "Fifty Shades of Grey"

    Harford County librarian comfortable with her decision not to carry "Fifty Shades of Grey"
    Mary Hastler knew she was about to create a fuss, knew that, unfair as she might find it, people were going to label her the last thing a librarian wants to be called — censor. You don't refuse to carry the most talked-about series of books in...