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Transgender man sues UMMS, alleges constitutional violations

Exteriors of the St. Josephs Medical Center's main entrance. (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

The University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center canceled a transgender man’s prescribed hysterectomy because the surgery would have violated the hospital’s religious prohibition on direct sterilizations of patients, according to a lawsuit the man filed Thursday alleging the facility violated ...

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Maryland ‘Peace Cross’ violates Constitution, 4th Circuit says

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A 40-foot tall cross erected as a war memorial on state-owned land in Bladensburg violates the constitutional separation of church and state, a divided federal appeals court ruled Wednesday. “The monument has the primary effect of endorsing religion and excessively ...

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