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.

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Shifting pro-life tactics

Life | Pro-life organizations focus on state legislation and educating voters under a pro-abortion Biden administration
by Leah Hickman
Posted 1/25/21, 04:33 pm

Kristan Hawkins was typing in the bedroom of her family camper in Florida during President Joe Biden’s inauguration speech. The president of Students for Life was trying to write her own speech about the state of the pro-life movement to give at a private event.

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Roe and Doe

Abortion | The sister cases behind the shaky legal foundation of elective abortion in the United States
by Leah Hickman
Posted 1/22/21, 03:10 pm

On Jan. 22, 1973, the Supreme Court handed down decisions in two cases that legalized abortion on demand. The court found in Roe v. Wade that abortion is a constitutional right, and the Doe v. Bolton decision expanded that right to women in practically any situation. Legal experts at the time saw problems with the rulings. Now, 48 years later, many still regard them as unsettled law.

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Death of a hospice

Death | Canadian caregivers fight the country’s pro-euthanasia agenda
by Leah Hickman
Posted 1/18/21, 05:09 pm

The red brick Irene Thomas Hospice facility in Delta, British Columbia, sits at the back of a small, shady corner lot that it shares with a supportive care center for nonhospice patients. The Delta Hospice Society built the coordinating buildings in 2009 on land leased from the Fraser Health Authority, a governmental health group.

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