Arguments in NIFLA v. Becerra will be heard at the U.S. Supreme Court on March 20. At issue is a California law requiring pro-life pregnancy centers to display information on how to obtain subsidized abortions. Here’s a recent GrokTalk podcast in which I discuss the case with Steve MacDonald of Granite Grok. Listen to “The… Read More Free Speech Case Could Affect Pregnancy Care Centers
The New Hampshire House has voted Inexpedient to Legislate on HB 1787. The roll call vote was 218-109 on the ITL motion.
Update: a heavy House agenda and a session-shortening snowstorm have moved the votes on these bills to Wednesday, March 21, 2018. This will be the second delay for the vote. The deadline for the House to act on the bill is close of the business day on March 22. Tuesday, March 6, begins what might… Read More N.H. House Votes Approaching
(Updated to delete a reference to HB 1680, which will be addressed in a separate post.) Today’s chapter in the annals of Aren’t-You-Glad-You-Have-a-Republican-Legislature: the New Hampshire House Judiciary Committee has voted “inexpedient to legislate” on HB 1787, a bill to provide conscience protections for medical personnel. The committee recommendation will go to the full House… Read More Committee Nixes Conscience Bill, 14-4
Not long after Fr. Imbarrato paid a visit to my area and spoke about the need for “decisive strategies” for pro-life activists, I read about his arrest for a sit-in at an abortion facility. Not on the sidewalk – but in the facility itself. Thirty years ago, I would have admired that. Thirty years ago, I… Read More Recommended Viewing: “Desperate Measures”
(Updated to add link to recording of Senate debate and vote.) On a 12-10 vote, the New Hampshire Senate has killed a bill that would have paved the way for assisted suicide. I did not see that result coming. Thank-yous are in order, including one I didn’t think I’d ever be writing. Voting “inexpedient to… Read More SB 490 was gateway to assisted suicide, and the Senate just slammed it shut for now