My life isn’t all politics; it just seems that way. I am a voracious reader living amid stacks of books. I love a good movie, preferably an oldie, although I’m open to discovering something fresh. Let me tell you about a couple of things I’ve enjoyed lately. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ New Hampshire’s Cornerstone Policy Research, a nonprofit… Read More Check out Metaxas on Wilberforce; also “Courage, New Hampshire”
Update, 4/25/13: The President has backed out of this evening’s “gala.” Instead, he will speak to a smaller PP gathering tomorrow. I use quotation marks because I can’t quite understand the celebratory aspect of being the #1 abortion provider in the country. From USA Today: President Obama will attend a Planned Parenthood “gala” Thursday. Earlier… Read More Priorities: President to attend PP fundraiser this week
Happy Monday! Here are some things to keep in mind as you fill in your calendar for the week and charge up your laptop or smartphone. This will become a weekly feature on Leaven. I welcome your suggestions for events to add in the weeks to come. Three people to follow on Twitter: @ovideAUL. New Hampshire’s… Read More This week by the numbers: 4/22/2013
Republicans in the New Hampshire Senate today derailed an attempt to repeal the state’s education tax credit. On a straight party-line vote, senators voted 13-11 to table HB 370. A two-thirds vote would be required to remove the bill from the table, and further action is unlikely. I’ve written about the bill and people affected… Read More NH Senate Tables HB 370; Education Tax Credit Intact
“Gosnell trial should sound alarm.” Yes, it should. But consider the source of that headline: today’s Blog for Choice entry by NARAL Pro-Choice America, which has an affiliate in New Hampshire. Late to the event, abortion advocates are making up for lost time on the Gosnell case by fabricating a narrative that “anti-choice” forces (that’s… Read More Today: NARAL blames pro-lifers for Gosnell. Please share and re-post.
Do any of my readers remember the name Dr. Kenneth Edelin? Before this morning, I hadn’t thought of him in years. Now, I can’t shake him. Edelin, whose treatment of a child who survived an abortion attempt earned the doctor a manslaughter trial in 1974, was and remains a hero to the pro-Roe crowd. Dr.… Read More Dr. Edelin, Dr. Gosnell: what a difference 39 years makes