NH life-issue bills take shape: Pick of the web, 12/27/13

Reps Hall (800x600) (640x480)I hope your Christmas Day was the beginning of a season of blessings!

WMUR’s Political Scoop for December 20 took note of Rep. Leon Rideout’s fetal homicide bill, HB 1503. The text is here. Rideout has been joined by five co-sponsors for this effort.

Rep. Kathleen Souza and nine co-sponsors are introducing HB 1501, the Women’s Health Protection Act, calling for licensing of outpatient abortion facilities. As the bill’s Findings and Purposes state, “Based on the fact that New Hampshire provides safeguards for women’s health through the licensing of hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, walk-in care centers, birthing clinics, and other facilities providing medical services, it is the purpose of this act to further protect women’s health by the licensing of abortion clinics.” (I’ll have more on these bills next week.)

Some of this links I share are strictly for informational purposes. Others are pure delight and inspiration. This is one of the latter. I’m a fan of jazz and Christmas and the musings of Elizabeth Scalia (a pro-life powerhouse, among her other gifts), and they all come together in Duke Ellington and the Great Christmas Secret

State Rep. Al Baldasaro (R-Londonderry), tweeting at @Al_Baldasaro, announced on December 19 that he is considering stepping into the U.S. Senate race. Former U.S. Senator Bob Smith has already announced his intention to enter the GOP primary for the seat. Both have pro-life voting records.

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