Author: East Texas Review

Jane Roe, In Memoriam

By┬áStar Parker I first met Norma McCorvey some 20 years ago, soon after her Christian conversion. That conversion set her against the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, which legalized abortion, and in which she was the plaintiff. Operating under the alias “Jane Roe”, McCorvey, 22 years old and pregnant with a child she didn’t want, represented by two young women attorneys anxious to legalize abortion, sued the state of Texas, where abortion was illegal, and ultimately achieved victory in the U.S. Supreme Court. Subsequently, McCorvey and I found ourselves together on numerous occasions at pro-life events and rallies. We...

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LRMC checks on young hearts

contributing writer Kelly Bell This past Saturday Longview Regional Medical Center (LRMC) provided free heart screenings for local youth aged 14-18. Even at the closing time of noon parents and their youngsters were still arriving for a post-Valentine’s Day tribute to heart health. This is the fourth straight year LRMC has hosted this tribute to good health for young hearts, and more than 1500 East Texas adolescents have availed themselves of this vital resource which LRMC puts on in conjunction with the Championships Hearts Foundation, which is a Texas non-profit agency specializing in health screenings. All area teens involved...

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