It’s been a year now since Chris Sununu professed his pro-choice (sic) bona fides by stating in a gubernatorial campaign ad that he “took on [his] own party” on women’s health, meaning he voted to hand New Hampshire state contracts to abortion providers. A strange ad, that one. (I dissected it in “Observing a Republican… Read More Governor Sununu, a Year After Controversial Ad
A Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act has passed the U.S. House and is on its way to the U.S. Senate. It would restrict abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, a point at which there is evidence that the preborn child feels pain. That’s “restrict,” not “prevent.” The bill carries a rape-and-incest exception. The ability to… Read More Do Exceptions Help, Politically?
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
It’s filing season for legislative service requests (LSRs) at the State House, the first step in drafting bills for next year. More than 270 have been filed so far, with more to come. A few of note: Rep. Keith Murphy (R-Bedford) has filed an LSR relative to abortions after viability, and Rep. Kathy Souza (R-Manchester)… Read More Bill Proposals Filed for 2018 in Concord
The annual Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington is always interesting, and it’s been known to include some pro-life panels. Now and then, even a marquee speaker will say something encouraging. The most constructive conversations and connections, for anyone interested in pro-life media and politics, occur in the breakout sessions in the side rooms, away… Read More “Authentic Love” is louder than words
A legislative service request is the first step for a bill in New Hampshire. These LSRs will be taken by the legislative services staff at the State House and turned into the bills that will be formally introduced in January. The LSRs therefore give a clue to what’s ahead, although they don’t provide the actual… Read More A look at upcoming bills