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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Taking action

Abortion | An older generation passes the baton to a younger group of pro-life activists
by Leah Hickman
Posted 2/15/20, 12:40 pm

Since the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade decision led to the legalization of abortion nationwide, the pro-life movement has grown and developed in several directions: political and legal groups, pregnancy care centers that serve abortion-vulnerable women and babies, and direct action such as sit-ins and blockades at abortion centers.

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The abortion-slavery comparison

Abortion | Education Secretary Betsy DeVos comes under fire for pro-life speech
by Leah Hickman
Posted 2/10/20, 05:42 pm

Two days before last month’s March for Life, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos spoke at Colorado Christian University’s annual president’s dinner.

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Pro-life setbacks

Abortion | Virginia Democrats move to undo decades of effort to protect the unborn
by Leah Hickman
Posted 2/03/20, 06:11 pm

In a beige room across the street from the Virginia Capitol in Richmond on Jan. 23, the Senate Education and Health Committee considered legislation that would end some of the state’s protections for the unborn. Under the bill, the state would no longer require that women obtain an ultrasound or wait 24 hours before getting an abortion.

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