The Trump Administration has announced a proposed rule that would prevent federal Title X family planning money from going to abortion providers. That’s “proposed.” It’s a long road from announcement to implementation. Pro-lifers are cheering as though it’s a done deal, and abortion providers are screaming as only people who’ve been hit in the wallet… Read More Abortion, the 1st Amendment, and Your Money: Fresh News, Same Old Story
The April 10 New Hampshire Union Leader has a front-page article announcing that Planned Parenthood is seeking a zoning variance to remodel its Pennacook Street facility. Reporter Mark Hayward includes a brief reminder of how PP got the building in the first place 18 years ago: it sued its way in. For more about that,… Read More UL: Manchester PP Seeks Variance
A portion of this post is adapted from remarks I delivered at the closing rally for 40 Days for Life in Manchester, New Hampshire. This has been one of those 40 Days for Life campaigns that I refuse to call a “Spring” campaign. Too darn cold and snowy. So what did we have for the closing… Read More Bearing fruit, making progress: latest 40 Days for Life campaign concludes
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