Leah Hickman

Leah is a WORLD Magazine reporter.

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Some black lives matter in D.C.

Life | Police arrest activists for writing a pro-life message in chalk on a sidewalk
by Leah Hickman
Posted 8/07/20, 04:22 pm

About two dozen pro-life activists showed up in front of a Planned Parenthood location in Washington, D.C., on Saturday during a gathering of Students for Life and the Frederick Douglass Foundation. Two of the activists wrote “Black Pre-Born Lives Matter” in chalk on the sidewalk in front of the facility. District of Columbia police officers arrested them.

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GOP candidates sling mud over abortion

Life | Kansas primary battle zeroes in on the pro-life argument over ectopic pregnancies
by Leah Hickman
Posted 8/03/20, 04:58 pm

An independent political action committee supporting a Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate in Kansas sent out mailers last week accusing the GOP rival, U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall, of performing abortions. Marshall, an OB-GYN who represents western and central Kansas in Congress, has garnered the endorsements of pro-life groups such as Kansans for Life.

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Mexico’s Roe v. Wade

Abortion | The nation’s Supreme Court slows but does not stop a pro-abortion trend
by Leah Hickman
Posted 8/03/20, 12:27 pm

Several hundred pro-life advocates gathered in Mexico City on Tuesday in anticipation of a ruling by Mexico’s highest court that could determine the future of abortion laws in the country. Most wore masks and held signs as they spread out on the paved surface of the Zócalo, the city’s main square surrounded by the Mexico City Metropolitan Cathedral, the National Palace, and the Supreme Court of Justice for the Nation. Rodrigo Iván Cortés, president of the Mexican pro-life group National Front for the Family, arrived at 8 a.m. that morning when the weather was still cool.

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