For the People of New Hampshire, by the People of New Hampshire

Legislative Update

Legislative Update September 21

Fight Against Abortion Funding Continues! Report on this week’s legislative happenings The legislature voted on the Governor’s vetos on September 17 and 18 but did not take up the budget vote!

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Our Vision

Cornerstone Action and Cornerstone Policy Research are non-partisan, non-profit organizations dedicated
 to a New Hampshire where God is honored, religious freedom flourishes, families thrive, and life is cherished.

About Us

Welcome! Cornerstone Action and Cornerstone Policy are non-partisan, non-profit organizations made up of caring, passionate people working for the people of New Hampshire. We are one of forty state organizations affiliated with the Family Policy Alliance (FPA). We honor God and are dedicated to serving our beautiful state and its people focusing on the following key issues:

Life 
Marriage & Family
Parental Rights
Education
Religious Freedom
Gender

To do that, we use a three-pronged approach designed to equip the people of New Hampshire with
the information and resources they need to have a voice on the key issues that impact us all:

Policy & Legislation

Fact-based research and advocacy for our state’s people and lawmakers on vital issues.

Action

Empowering NH’s faith leaders and people to make a difference.

Communication

Communication grounded in truth and our values.

Our Story

Cornerstone Policy Research (501c3), a member of the Family Policy Alliance, was founded in 2000 by Karen Testerman, who became Cornerstone’s first executive director. Active in civic life, Karen had met many New Hampshire neighbors who shared her deep faith in God and her dedication to responsible citizenship. She launched Cornerstone Policy Research to help defend, promote, and protect families, faith and freedom in New Hampshire. Five years later, Cornerstone Action (501c4)  was established as Cornerstone’s political advocacy division.

With dynamic and committed leadership from board members and directors, Cornerstone has become a respected New Hampshire resource for fact-based information on issues including the right to life, religious liberty, family life, and education. As Cornerstone prepares to enter its third decade, its mission statement stays true to its founder’s vision: Cornerstone is dedicated to a New Hampshire where God is honored, religious freedom flourishes, families thrive, and life is cherished.