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Opinion: Time is now for the End-of-Life Option Act in Maryland

By Kim Callinan Thursday afternoon, the House Health and Government Operations Committee will hear testimony on the “Richard E. Israel and Roger ‘Pip’ Moyer End-of-Life Option Act,” HB370. This legislation offers mentally capable, terminally ill adults with no hope of […]

Opinion: Time is now for the End-of-Life Option Act in Maryland

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By Kim Callinan Thursday afternoon, the House Health and Government Operations Committee will hear testimony on the “Richard E. Israel and Roger ‘Pip’ Moyer End-of-Life Option Act,” HB370. This legislation offers mentally capable, terminally ill adults with no hope of […]

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Legislating death with dignity needs debate with dignity

By Michael Collins For MarylandReporter.com The introduction again of legislation that would allow people with terminal illnesses to obtain lethal doses of drugs with which to kill themselves has reignited the

Thanksgiving Day Special – No Greater Love

Editor's Note: This is our annual column that we publish every Thanksgiving. This year has been difficult. So many lost their jobs, homes and said final goodbyes to loved ones

Colleges need fire safety

Nina Brekelmans graduated from Georgetown University with a master’s degree in Arabic Studies. Her studies centered on women’s rights in the Arab world. The 25-year-old planned to travel to the Middle

Why the Brown family will win the lawsuit against Ferguson

On April 23 of this year Michael Brown’s family filed a lawsuit against the City of Ferguson for the wrongful death of their son, Michael Brown Jr. This civil

Bystander with passing thoughts

Recently, my mother in-law had a massive stroke and as I write this, she lay dying in a bed in our front room that hospice delivered a few days

Hell on a Dark and Dangerous Road

Missy should have left hours ago. She knew better than to try and make it up the mountain after dark. It was late autumn, and once the sun set,

Was Edgar Allan Poe robbed?

On “The Airship” literary blog on Oct. 21, 2014, the writer Nicholas Laskin begins a story about the demise of Edgar Allan Poe as follows: “Even 165 years after

Maj. Gen. Harold Greene: Quiet American hero  

Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene was unknown outside the U.S. Army until his murder in Afghanistan on Tuesday at the age of 55. And his low-key, friendly style and

Dying within minutes of my significant other? Sign me up

I recently read an article about an elderly couple in Florida who died within 10 minutes of each other. They had been together for 45 years. The wife was on

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