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Md. elections board, GOP voters cite justices’ ruling in redistricting challenge

In deciding about about the drawing of Maryland’s 6th Congressional District, shown in this photo illustration of the U.S. Supreme Court. (Maximilian Franz)

A group of Republican voters and the Maryland Board of Elections have brought differing interpretations of a recent Supreme Court decision to their ongoing legal dispute regarding whether partisan gerrymandering in a congressional district was so severe it violated the minority party’s constitutional right to political association.

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Justices decline Baltimore’s bid to save abortion-notice law

Baltimore City Hall

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday declined without comment to hear Baltimore’s appeal of a lower-court decision striking down a city ordinance that required pregnancy centers opposed to abortion and artificial birth control to notify patients the facilities do not offer services for terminating or preventing pregnancies.

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