Details announced for NH’s March for Life 2013

New Hampshire Right to Life, principal organizer of the state’s annual March for Life, has just released the schedule for next month’s event. The date is Saturday, January 19, in Concord. The main event is the rally on the State House plaza at 11:15 a.m. followed by the march itself beginning at 11:45. The route begins… Read More Details announced for NH’s March for Life 2013

How to Lie with Statistics

Thank you, Marc Barnes, for questioning abortion statistics provided by the Guttmacher Institute. Read his recent post on how Guttmacher manipulated numbers in a Mexican study to link “unsafe” abortions and maternal deaths. Ironically, some states including New Hampshire refuse to mandate collection of abortion statistics: how many women seek them, whether there are adverse effects,… Read More How to Lie with Statistics

Back to Concord; Komen/PP webcast; Happy Advent

The 2013-14 New Hampshire legislature was sworn in this morning, with House Speaker Terie Norelli (D-Portsmouth) urging an end to “harshness.”  Regular business starts in January. Reps and senators have until this Friday, December 7, to submit proposed bills (LSRs, or legislative service requests). Yes, I’m watching. No surprises in either House or Senate leadership.… Read More Back to Concord; Komen/PP webcast; Happy Advent

My December Lists: Gratitude & Favorites

Why not “My Christmas Lists”? Because it’s Advent, silly. Four retiring (for now) elected officials from New Hampshire who deserve a lot more credit than they’ll ever seek: Executive Councilor Dan St. Hilaire (R-Concord), whose votes on Title X contracts put him into a spotlight he never sought but refused to dodge.  Senator Fenton Groen… Read More My December Lists: Gratitude & Favorites