Ellen Kolb

Ellen is a writer, pro-life activist, and communications consultant. She blogs about life-issue politics in New Hampshire at Leaven for the Loaf.

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Update: House Kills Abortion Statistics Bill

The baby steps were too much to contemplate, apparently. The New Hampshire House has killed abortion statistics once again. Ten Republicans joined 208 Democrats in voting “inexpedient to legislate” on HB 158.

Hassan re Born-Alive Bill: Let’s Talk About Something Else

Senator Hassan got back to me quickly in response to my emailed request that she support the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. It’s been a few days since she voted No, but I appreciate the attention. There’s only one problem: her reply is not about the bill.

Sens. Hassan and Shaheen

Shaheen and Hassan Say No to Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

The U.S. Senate voted today on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, a bill which (according to its text) would “prohibit a health care practitioner from failing to exercise the proper degree of care in the case of a child who survives an abortion or attempted abortion.” Sixty “yes” votes would have been required to …

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Julian Edelman white privilege?

Palate Cleanser: #MuseumBowl

Just when I was all done with the hype for the upcoming Patriots game, here come the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and the Getty Museum in Los Angeles, engaging in first-class trash talking. Get thee to Twitter and search for #MuseumBowl. The tweets there have made my day. Five rings are better than …

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Buffer zone repeal supporters

Unenforced Buffer Zone Law Remains on the Books

The New Hampshire House voted “inexpedient to legislate” this morning on a bill to repeal the buffer zone law giving abortion providers authority to determine access to public property around their facilities. The tally was 228-141 for the ITL motion.  See the roll call at this link, noting that since the motion was “inexpedient to …

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