Doing the Math, part 2: PP’s investment in NH Senate

(Note: Part 1 was about Executive Council races, published the day after the release of the first of two videos documenting Planned Parenthood physicians discussing procurement and sale of the organs of aborted children. See “PP Doctor Spills the Beans.”) The political affiliates of Planned Parenthood of Northern New England spent in all more than… Read More Doing the Math, part 2: PP’s investment in NH Senate

Do the math: PPNNE’s investment in NH’s Exec Council

[Update: In the original version of this post, I transposed some expenditures in districts 4 and 5. Corrected figures appear below, and I apologize for the error.] Just out of curiosity, I looked at the campaign filings for the 2014 New Hampshire Executive Council elections. Planned Parenthood is much in the news, as is the… Read More Do the math: PPNNE’s investment in NH’s Exec Council

Most views in 2014: Griffin’s Law

New Hampshire’s fetal homicide bill, Griffin’s Law, was the #1 story on Leaven for the Loaf for 2014. The series of seven posts covering HB 1503 took top honors in terms of number of reader views. The post on the bill’s first hearing, “We’re on a crusade,” was the year’s most-read individual item. The fetal… Read More Most views in 2014: Griffin’s Law

Massachusetts voters favor abortion facility licensing

From Massachusetts Citizens for Life: Voters in eleven legislative districts in Massachusetts had an advisory measure on last Tuesday’s ballot: “SHALL THE STATE REPRESENTATIVE FROM THIS DISTRICT BE INSTRUCTED TO VOTE IN FAVOR OF LEGISLATION THAT REQUIRES ALL NON-HOSPITAL FACILITIES PERFORMING MORE THAN 10 ABORTIONS A YEAR TO BE LICENSED AS “CLINICS” AND TO BE… Read More Massachusetts voters favor abortion facility licensing

NH House 2015: returning pro-lifers

In the weeks before the New Hampshire general election, I noted the names of the strongest pro-lifers on the ballot (here and here). How’d they do? Extremely well. In a 400-member House, what difference can a small group make? Plenty, with time and persistence and the attention to one’s district that solidifies electoral support. Six… Read More NH House 2015: returning pro-lifers