parental rights

Honoring the Memory of Charlie Gard

July 28, 2017

We hear with great sadness of the death of little Charlie Gard, who has died in hospice after his parents were denied the opportunity to provide experimental medical treatment for him. His life and death, and his parents’ heroic defense of their son’s dignity, make us all think about the dignity of people with disabilities, […]

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Lead Remediation Bill Misses the Mark (SB 247, 2017)

May 9, 2017

Addressed to House Finance Committee by Shannon McGinley, Cornerstone Executive Director: On behalf of Cornerstone’s supporters, we urge you to reject SB 247. The scourge of lead poisoning is not addressed properly in this bill, which interferes with parental rights and subjects children to unnecessary and physically invasive testing. Since the fiscal impact is the […]

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Governor Sununu Signs Parental Rights Measure (HB 103, 2017)

April 17, 2017

Shannon McGinley, Cornerstone board member, released this statement today following Governor Chris Sununu’s signing of HB 103. Today, parents in New Hampshire applaud Governor Sununu’s signing of HB 103. The law will support parental rights by requiring school districts to notify parents when the sensitive topic of sex education will be covered.  Parents all over New Hampshire overwhelmingly […]

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House Republicans have resurrected the radical Bathroom Bill. We need your help to protect the privacy and safety of NH women and girls!

February 27, 2017

Last week, LGBT activists were out in full force to support the Republican-sponsored HB 478, a bill that would radically and fundamentally change New Hampshire discrimination law to include “gender identity.” Cornerstone was there to represent the concerned citizens of New Hampshire, crafting testimony that asked serious questions in good faith about the unintended consequences […]

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Non-Academic Surveys (SB 43, 2017)

February 15, 2017

Senate Bill 43 provides that no student shall be required to volunteer or submit to a non-academic survey or questionnaire without written consent of a parent or legal guardian. The bill also creates an exception to this requirement for the youth risk behavior survey developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Cornerstone supports […]

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HB 103, School District Policy on Objectionable Course Material (2017)

January 11, 2017

Testimony delivered by Ann Marie Banfield, Education Liaison for Cornerstone Action. I am a volunteer for Cornerstone where I focus on academic excellence, literacy and parental rights. I come here today in support of HB 103.  HB 103 is a parental rights bill that supports local control in education.  What is more supportive of local […]

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Concerns With International Baccalaureate: HB 1403 (2012)

January 29, 2012

Cornerstone Action supports   HB 1403, relative to providing pupils with curriculum and instruction regarding state and national sovereignty and establishing a committee to study the implementation of the International Baccalaureate program in New Hampshire. There are four issues with the International Baccalaureate Program that communities have faced in their respective districts. Cost Pedagogy Political Affiliation […]

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