Catching Up: Marching for Life in D.C. as Roe Turns 45

If you’ve had your fill of March for Life coverage, my apologies for this post (and please tell me where you’re getting your news). The first March for Life in Washington was 44 years ago, one year after the Roe v. Wade abortion decision was imposed by the Supreme Court.  There’s been a march every year… Read More Catching Up: Marching for Life in D.C. as Roe Turns 45

Massachusetts Considers Assisted Suicide Bill

Assisted suicide is up for discussion again at the Massachusetts State House – for the eighth time, according to the Boston Herald. The Joint Committee on Public Health held a public hearing on September 26 on a pair of bills “relative to end of life options” (H.1194 and S.1225).  I went to Boston to stand… Read More Massachusetts Considers Assisted Suicide Bill

“…It Takes You” to launch 40 Days for Life

Gatherings in Manchester and Greenland set the stage for New Hampshire’s 40 Days for Life campaign, set to begin September 27. Worldwide, campaigns will soon be underway in more than 300 cities. Jen Robidoux, vice-president of New Hampshire Right to Life and a former 40DFL campaign leader, told the Manchester crowd, “It doesn’t take a… Read More “…It Takes You” to launch 40 Days for Life

Special Election for State Rep: a Note on Jim Headd

New Hampshire voters in Auburn, Chester, and Sandown (Rockingham County district 4) will go to the polls tomorrow, September 26, for a special election to fill a state representative seat. Among the candidates is former state representative Jim Headd. An alert Leaven for the Loaf reader reminded me of an event I covered three years… Read More Special Election for State Rep: a Note on Jim Headd

Marching for Science (Including Biology)

Coming soon: the “March for Science,” actually numerous local Marches for Science, scheduled to take place Saturday, April 22. There will be New Hampshire versions in Concord and Portsmouth. From the event’s web site: “We unite as a diverse, nonpartisan group to call for science that upholds the common good and for political leaders and policy… Read More Marching for Science (Including Biology)