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The “buffer” is on hold

August 7, 2014

New Hampshire’s “buffer zone” law is on hold, keeping peaceful pro-life witness outside abortion facilities legal for now. Senate Bill 319, signed in June by Governor Maggie Hassan, would have allowed abortion facility managers to impose anti-speech zones of up to 25 feet outside the facilities.  Seven New Hampshire residents have filed suit against the […]

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Assisted Suicide: Wrong for New Hampshire

February 20, 2014

The New Hampshire House will vote early March, on HB 1325, a bill to legalize physician-assisted suicide. Cornerstone opposes the bill for several reasons. While the bill supposedly would allow assisted suicide only for patients in a “terminal condition,” that term is defined as “an irreversible condition … that will result in premature death.” Does that […]

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Griffin’s Law: Why New Hampshire Needs It, and Why Cornerstone Supports It

February 13, 2014

A New Hampshire House committee will soon cast the first crucial vote on a bill that will mean justice for some grieving New Hampshire families. It’s a bill that responds to a concern expressed five years ago by the New Hampshire Supreme Court.  HB 1503 is a fetal homicide bill, similar to a bill that […]

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Freedom and equality under the law for all

March 31, 2014

Freedom and equality under the law for all. In New Hampshire, we sometimes take this for granted. But our state constitution says that equality of rights under the law shall not be denied to anyone on account of race, creed, color, sex, or national origin. Yet twenty-three New Hampshire senators seemingly want to pick and […]

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Abortion Statistics: Putting Down a Marker for Women’s Health

March 7, 2014

 As yet another abortion-statistics bill approaches a vote in the New Hampshire House, one legislator’s words stand out. Rep. Don LeBrun (R-Nashua) wrote an explanation for his committee’s recommendation that HB 1502 be sent for interim study. Here is what he had to say, as printed in the House calendar: “The committee is committed to […]

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Pope Francis’s Remarks Decoded

September 24, 2013

First off, let me say that I am grateful for the amount of media coverage that Pope Francis’ remarks have received.  It is important that his message of love and compassion within the Catholic Church be communicated to everyone.  It is equally important to draw attention to the fact that the media has focused so […]

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