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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Pro (limited) choice

Life | A survey from a U.K. abortion group shows the inconsistency of the pro-abortion message
by Leah Hickman
Posted 12/18/20, 05:50 pm

The U.K. government’s two-child cap for social security benefits influenced many women’s decisions to have an abortion during the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report from the abortion provider British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) found. Pro-life groups in the country say they will support women who have more than two children, but pro-abortion groups steer them toward ending their pregnancies and refuse to inform them of other options.

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Last-minute abortion lawsuit

Abortion | The Trump administration sues a Vermont hospital on behalf of a pro-life nurse
by Leah Hickman
Posted 12/17/20, 04:59 pm

A Vermont hospital forced a nurse to participate in an abortion despite her conscientious objections, according to a lawsuit the Department of Justice filed on Wednesday. The department’s Civil Rights Division accuses the University of Vermont Medical Center of violating the federal Church Amendments, which forbid federally funded healthcare institutions from discriminating against employees who object to abortion.

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Supreme Court punts abortion cases

Abortion | The court stalls on highly politicized cases until after the Georgia runoff elections
by Leah Hickman
Posted 12/14/20, 03:34 pm

The Supreme Court rescheduled private discussion of a pair of abortion-related cases last week. The justices have continued to put off deciding whether to take up cases that would reveal the new court’s stance on abortion.

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