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.


Euthanasia barrels forward in the Netherlands

Death | Europe’s terminally ill feel pressure to die
by Leah Hickman
Posted 8/14/20, 05:51 pm

A woman in the U.K. received a terminal diagnosis 15 years ago that left her feeling depressed and suicidal. Alison Davis considered traveling to Switzerland to end her life through that country’s legal assisted suicide program and looked into the cost of the procedure. But she changed her mind thanks to the support of her doctor and family, and she lived on for the better part of a decade.

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Pro-life apples to Planned Parenthood oranges

Life | Pregnancy centers rightly received stimulus funds the abortion giant had to pay back
by Leah Hickman
Posted 8/10/20, 03:40 pm

Heartbeat International has received roughly 25 percent fewer donations since the coronavirus hit the United States in March. At least 50 of the pro-life pregnancy center network’s affiliates contacted the organization’s headquarters at the beginning of the pandemic to say they had to shut their doors, according to the organization’s president, Jor-El Godsey. At the same time, calls to Heartbeat’s Option Line from pregnant women desperate for help increased by 50 percent during the first week of the lockdowns.

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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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