Leah Hickman

Leah is a reporter for WORLD Magazine and WORLD Digital. She is a World Journalism Institute and Hillsdale College graduate. Leah resides in Cleveland, Ohio. Follow her on Twitter @leahmhickman.


Death to safety at the FDA

Abortion | The agency will allow abortion groups to keep selling the abortion pill online despite safety concerns
by Leah Hickman
Posted 4/13/21, 04:55 pm

Abortionists in the United States may dispense abortion pills through the mail during the remainder of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Fully formed baby, fully informed mother

Abortion | A new ultrasound requirement in Arkansas brings babies to life for mothers
by Leah Hickman
Posted 4/12/21, 05:17 pm

In the 1980s, 19-year-old Donna Ezell was walking into an Arkansas abortion facility when she heard a man’s friendly voice coming from the sidewalk. “Don’t do it,” the pro-life sidewalk counselor said, compassionately. “Your baby already has arms and legs.” She stopped in her tracks, shocked that she hadn’t considered how developed the baby inside of her was. But she stood there only for a moment before her family member ushered her into the facility. With such little time to think, she still got the abortion.

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A loss for life in New Mexico

Death | Assisted suicide makes headway in the United States
by Leah Hickman
Posted 4/12/21, 04:46 pm

New Mexico became the ninth U.S. state to legalize assisted suicide on Thursday. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed the Elizabeth Whitefield End-of-Life Options Act, making it legal for patients with less than half a year to live to request life-ending drugs.

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