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  • Construction: a boys club [Commentary]

    Construction: a boys club [Commentary]
    Harassment, intimidation and sabotage are a major reason why women do not enter or remain in jobs in the construction industry, according to a provocative and hard hitting study on women in construction by the National Women's Law Center. Women are...
  • Senate Democrats' Hobby Lobby bill fails to move forward

    Senate Democrats' Hobby Lobby bill fails to move forward
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An attempt by U.S. Senate Democrats to override the Supreme Court's controversial birth control ruling failed to muster enough votes to move forward on Wednesday, but lawmakers vowed to keep pressing the issue heading into the...
  • Church of England says 'yes' to female bishops

    LONDON — The Church of England voted on Monday to allow women to become bishops, a historic decision which overturns centuries of tradition in a Church that has been deeply divided over the issue. Two years ago, a similar proposal failed narrowly...
  • Fox-Time Warner deal could bring the game to ESPN

    (Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox's plan to buy Time Warner could create an upheaval in the sports television world, creating the first meaningful challenge to Walt Disney Co's ESPN. Time Warner's board has rejected an $80 billion bid, but Fox...
  • More winning patriotic essays by South Windsor students

    Please enjoy this final set of winning essays from the South Windsor Patriotic Commission's patriotic essay contest. These are the third-place winners in each grade category: Why We Should Celebrate Patriotic Holidays By Gautam Chasmawala, Grade 5,...
  • Republicans' Curious Law Suit

    Democrats are for immigration reform, raising the minimum wage, background checks for guns, marriage equality, environmental protections, affordable health care for all and protecting women's rights to birth control and equal pay. Republicans are against...
  • Why does Md. subsidize non-public schools? [Letter]

    Why does Md. subsidize non-public schools? [Letter]
    I'd feel better about Maryland's budget if the outgoing governor had not kept putting millions of dollars into aiding non-public schools over which we have little to no control and which serve mainly religious interests ("Warning signs for Md.'s budget,"...
  • Blumenthal Urges Hobby Lobby To "Do the Right Thing" Despite SCOTUS Ruling

    U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Monday that he is asking the religiously conservative owners of Hobby Lobby to ignore their recent victory in the U.S. Supreme Court and allow their Connecticut workers to have insurance coverage for contraceptives....
  • Hogan's stand on women's reproductive health still isn't clear [Letter]

    Hogan's stand on women's reproductive health still isn't clear [Letter]
    While I am pleased that gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan submitted a letter to the Baltimore Sun affirming his support for access to birth control, it did not go far enough to answer how he feels about a woman's right to choose ("Hogan: Hobby Lobby...
  • Hobby Lobby case won't stop blood transfusions

    Hobby Lobby case won't stop blood transfusions
    Here's an easy way to cut through the arguments and counterarguments surrounding Monday's Hobby Lobby ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court: Think back to 2012. Does the court's ruling in which a majority held that Hobby Lobby Stores and other private...
  • Women, unions lose in narrow U.S. Supreme Court decisions

    The following editorial appeared in the Kansas City Star on Tuesday, July 1: The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday completed its work for this troubling term, handing out two more decisions that landed on predictably partisan positions. Each carries wide-...