PP Contract Coming to Executive Council Wednesday, June 21

You may or may not be surprised to learn that New Hampshire’s abortion providers bid on contracts other than the familiar Title X family planning business. Supporters of Planned Parenthood of Northern New England and the Equality Center will be at the New Hampshire Executive Council meeting on Wednesday, June 21 to watch the Councilors… Read More PP Contract Coming to Executive Council Wednesday, June 21

Abortion provider’s fundraiser: “Women’s lives are at stake” – but public policy budget is safe

A reader has forwarded me the latest fundraising email she received from Planned Parenthood of Northern New England. As marketing pieces go, it’s sharp, as may be expected from an organization with a $200,000 marketing budget. Perhaps the marketing types didn’t have time to fact-check the text. Neither did PPNNE’s president/CEO, apparently, who let this… Read More Abortion provider’s fundraiser: “Women’s lives are at stake” – but public policy budget is safe

Court victory for NHRTL in Right-to-Know suit against NH DHHS

  “The people of New Hampshire do not need permission from Planned Parenthood to see records that are theirs to see.” With that, attorney Michael Tierney summed up a December 22 decision in Strafford County (NH) Superior Court in favor of New Hampshire Right to Life in a right-to-know lawsuit filed against the New Hampshire… Read More Court victory for NHRTL in Right-to-Know suit against NH DHHS

Freedom of (some) information: SCOTUS rejects hearing on NHRTL case

The Supreme Court of the United States giveth, and the Supreme Court taketh away, and sometimes the Supreme Court says “go away.” An important New Hampshire case got the go-away treatment on November 16, as the Court declined to hear New Hampshire Right to Life v. Department of Health and Human Services.  As my constitutional… Read More Freedom of (some) information: SCOTUS rejects hearing on NHRTL case

Prayer, peaceful witness, and “a bigger plan” (+ an event tomorrow)

A “Planned Parenthood New Hampshire Action Forum” is scheduled for 10 a.m. tomorrow morning, Saturday, November 14, at the Teamsters Hall in Manchester. New Hampshire Right to Life, according to its own blog and Facebook page, is going to be out front with a prayer rally at 9 a.m. From the Facebook post: “We will… Read More Prayer, peaceful witness, and “a bigger plan” (+ an event tomorrow)

PPNNE facility vandalized; PPNNE blames “rhetoric”

I oppose violence at abortion facilities – whether against people or property (and people are incalculably more important), on the sidewalk or inside the building, inside or outside the procedure room, whether committed by a fly-by-night vandal or by someone with medical credentials. Valley News of West Lebanon, New Hampshire and Planned Parenthood of Northern… Read More PPNNE facility vandalized; PPNNE blames “rhetoric”