ABORTION RIGHTS

Maryland law currently permits abortion in most cases. I support enshrining this law in the Maryland Constitution. I offer four arguments for abortion rights: If an intruder breaks in and occupies your house, you have the right to throw him out. That is, you have...

EDUCATION

Maryland’s school funding formula disadvantages rural counties, especially since we face a cycle of declining enrollments, leading to school closings and consolidations, leading to unsustainable towns, leading to further population loss and declining school...

MEDICAL CARE

Legislative priorities in Annapolis for medical care: Medical insurance coverage must be universal and automaticAll Marylanders must have access to affordable healthcareHealthcare services must include mental health care, opioid abuse treatment, and dental, vision,...

GUN AND SCHOOL SAFETY

Americans are scared to death. We are especially fearful for the safety of our kids in school. So let’s make gun safety and school safety a high priority in Annapolis. All of these measures have the support of the vast majority of Americans, although it must be said...

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

The United States imprisons a far larger part of its population than any other country. This has been especially true for the past 40 years. Does this make us all safe? Hardly. We need to review sentencing practices that cause mass incarceration, waste resources, and...

WOMEN’S RIGHTS

Support Women’s Rights: the Equal Rights Amendment, Reproductive Rights, Personhood and Control of One’s Own Body The Equal Rights Amendment (the 28th Amendment to the Constitution) has been duly ratified and should be recorded by the National Archivist. The Dobbs...