New Hampshire’s “Safe Haven Law,” sometimes called the “baby drop-off law,” is a critical protection that has saved the lives of unwanted newborns. Yet the law faces grave threats, endangering the infants who rely on “safe havens” to protect them from starvation, exposure, or violent death. Our legislators should […]
New Hampshire has sleepwalked into a population crisis. The state’s demographic balance has been poisoned by decades of anti-child and anti-family policies—often explicitly designed to drive young families out of Granite State communities. As a result, New Hampshire has become catastrophically old. In New Hampshire politics, discussing the state’s
Today is the traditional feast day of Aurelius “Ambrose” Ambrosius, an ancient church father and bishop of Milan who is recognized as a saint by Catholics, Eastern Orthodox Christians, Anglicans, and some Lutheran denominations. As Ambrose is also one of my personal heroes, I thought I would take a few minutes to give an overview of his life.
On Thursday, New Hampshire legislators will vote on a state budget that contains many victories for conservatives on both cultural and civil liberties issues. Those victories include some modest, but real, emergency powers reforms.
HB 542, Rep. Keith Ammon’s Religious Liberty Act, has been the subject of numerous falsehoods, distortions, and misunderstandings. Let’s set the record straight with a Q&A on the bill.
The following Cornerstone written testimony was delivered to the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday, May 11, 2021 This bill has two purposes. First, the bill will protect churches from being treated worse than other essential services in states of emergency. For example, the bill would prohibit churches from being totally
Written Testimony for HB 542 as Amended, the Religious Liberty Act submitted to the NH House Judiciary Committee by Ian Huyett, Esq. on behalf of Cornerstone Action March 5, 2021 Cornerstone supports HB 542 as amended. Please note that, in addition to codifying the general Mack protections that were
Written Testimony for HB 440 as Amended, the Civil Liberties Defense Act submitted to the NH House Judiciary Committee by Ian Huyett, Esq. on behalf of Cornerstone Action February 26, 2021 The legislative findings in this proposed amendment explain, in a simple step-by-step manner, the need for the amendment
The following Cornerstone written testimony was delivered to the House Judiciary committee Tuesday, February 9, 2021 My testimony this morning will be limited to HB 625. This bill is deeply consistent with the Supreme Court’s decisions in Roe v. Wade and Casey, and I’m happy to discuss that if
The following article was originally posted in the NH Journal, January 14, 2021 At least on paper, Governor Chris Sununu is currently one of the most powerful executives in the United States. In litigation against the Governor’s COVID-19 orders, the New Hampshire Attorney General’s office has successfully argued that—in