July 4 – Jefferson and Yogi

I was honored again to read from the Declaration of Independence at the start of the Roland Park 4th of July parade. Unlike years past, there was no sound system this morning. Before I read from the Declaration, I said: Thomas Jefferson did not have a microphone in 1776.  Neither did his colleagues who, in …more >

June 30 – New Laws on the Holiday Weekend

On November 16, I emailed this message to Robyn Elliot, Planned Parenthood’s lobbyist. “I’ve just started to think about what we could do in Md. if federal government defunds Planned Parenthood. We should talk.” Several of my colleagues joined that conversation. The result was House Bill 1083, requiring our state government to pay for those …more >