EMILY’s List makes its Choice for N.H. Governor: Molly Kelly

Fresh off a victory by its preferred candidate in the Manchester mayoral election, EMILY’s List has announced that it is throwing its endorsement and cash into the New Hampshire governor’s race in support of Molly Kelly. Kelly is a Democrat and a former state senator from Keene (district 10). I was in the Senate gallery… Read More EMILY’s List makes its Choice for N.H. Governor: Molly Kelly

Manchester Mayoral Challenger Picks Up PP Support

Manchester residents, FYI: Manchester mayoral candidate Joyce Craig has picked up the support of Planned Parenthood of Northern New England’s Action Fund, along with a snappy hashtag (#proJoyce). This is on top of her endorsement by EMILY’s List, a national group that has turned its sights on the Queen City. Ms. Craig is challenging incumbent… Read More Manchester Mayoral Challenger Picks Up PP Support

Abortion Advocacy Group Targets N.H. State Reps

New Hampshire’s new fetal homicide law has drawn the attention, ire, and cash of an experienced, well-funded political action group dedicated to packing legislative bodies with abortion advocates. From WMUR’s John DiStaso: PUTTING GOP ‘ON NOTICE.’ The nationwide political action committee EMILY’s List has long played a significant role supporting Democratic, pro-choice women candidates in… Read More Abortion Advocacy Group Targets N.H. State Reps

Weekend reading, 5/6/16: Smith, Roarty, Fedor

Here’s a week’s-end selection of my three favorite recent posts from other blogs, to be sampled after you’re caught up on Leaven for the Loaf. Wesley Smith: Declare total non-cooperation with assisted suicide (firstthings.com) “What should opponents of the culture of death do if they—like I, a native Californian—live in a jurisdiction that legalizes assisted… Read More Weekend reading, 5/6/16: Smith, Roarty, Fedor

Two election epilogues

State Senate district 7 recount Pro-life candidate Kathleen Lauer-Rago came within a whisker of unseating incumbent district 7 State Senator Andrew Hosmer (D-Laconia). Today’s recount confirmed Hosmer’s victory, 9578-9423, according to this afternoon’s report by Concord Monitor reporter Susan Doucet. That’s a margin of eight-tenths of one percent. Kathy took some questions from me during… Read More Two election epilogues