Ventriloquists at Work: Hartford Goes After Pro-life Pregnancy Help Center

This is a ventriloquist’s dummy. You can make it say anything you want. This is a pregnancy help center. The Hartford, Connecticut City Council is trying to treat it like a dummy. A newly-passed Hartford ordinance would require the Hartford Women’s Center, operated by St. Gerard’s Center for Life, to post certain language to address… Read More Ventriloquists at Work: Hartford Goes After Pro-life Pregnancy Help Center

House refuses to repeal buffer zone law

The New Hampshire House has given thumbs-down to repealing the state’s unenforced buffer zone law, rejecting HB 589 with a 191-165 “inexpedient to legislate” (ITL) vote. This is the third unsuccessful attempt to repeal 2014’s buffer zone law, which gives abortion providers the ability to prohibit exercise of First Amendment rights on public property near… Read More House refuses to repeal buffer zone law

Pro-lifers to witness at Concord “Women’s March” (and you’re invited)

From this morning’s Leaven for the Loaf email newsletter: An invitation to witness The national “Women’s March” in Washington coming up Saturday the 21st has no place for pro-life women, thus revealing itself to be an abortion advocacy event. Pro-lifers are going to show up anyway. A similar “march” will be happening in Concord on State… Read More Pro-lifers to witness at Concord “Women’s March” (and you’re invited)

Update: buffer zone case dismissal being appealed

On April 18, attorneys for the plaintiffs in Reddy v. Foster filed notice of appeal to the United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit, asking that the recent dismissal of the case by a lower court be set aside. Briefs and arguments for the appeal are still months away. In Reddy, seven pro-life plaintiffs challenged… Read More Update: buffer zone case dismissal being appealed

A reminder of what “local control” once meant to buffer zone advocates

The New Hampshire Senate Health and Human Services committee held a hearing on HB 1570 this afternoon. That’s the buffer zone repeal bill, and I’ll have a longer report later. For now, I’ll tell you what went on today that would have had me yelling at the committee if not for the restraining memory of… Read More A reminder of what “local control” once meant to buffer zone advocates