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Department of Justice Sides with High School Female Athletes

Photo: Patrick Semansky, File/AP Photo FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEKeeping women’s sports for women is a matter of fairness and equity. The United States Department of Justice (DOJ), charged with enforcing federal anti-discrimination law, recognizes this. The DOJ has filed a Statement of Interest in the federal lawsuit filed by three female Connecticut athletes who have been adversely affected by the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference’s (CIAC) …

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Quarantine Content for the Family

Current efforts to contain the Coronavirus outbreak have lead to many families finding themselves at home together for extended periods of time, including during the school day. Cornerstone is here for families and recognizes the special challenges of having our school-age children home for an extended period of time. To that end we have compiled resources to help you in this uncertain time: Check it out, and know you’re not alone. We’re all in this together!

Legislative Update March 16th

Week of March 16-20, 2020 General Court News Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, out of an abundance of caution the General Court has suspended all legislative activities for at least one week, March 16-20. The State House will be closed to legislative members, legislative staff, and visitors but remain open for governmental operations until further notice Note from Cornerstone: With this news, the Senate …

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House Session Report: March 11 and 12

As we reported in our March 9th Legislative Update, there are multiple bills we are monitoring being voted on by the NH House of Representatives at their March 11 and 12 session. Here are the results of the votes:

Why SB 480 Is Good for Women and Sports

SB 480 is the Senate version of HB 1251. If passed, it would provide that participation in women’s sports in NH will be preserved for biological women. Cornerstone strongly supports SB 480.

Legislative Update March 9

 Week of March 9-13, 2020 Key Updates and Calls to Action The House will take up multiple bills we’re following this week. Your voice is needed! Multiple key bills being taken up by the House with committee recommendations we hope to overturn. See list and details in this update. CACR-14 (Abortion in the NH Constitution) tabled by House! Senate to vote on abortion insurance …

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Legislative Update March 2

Week of March 2-6, 2020 Calls to Action for Week of March 2 House to vote on abortion amendment to NH Constitution (CACR 14) Thursday, March 5 Senate meets Thursday, March 5; abortion-insurance bill still pending (SB 486-FN) House Health, Human Services, and Elderly Affairs committee to vote on parental rights (HB 1404) and vital records (HB 1577-FN) Tuesday, March 3 House Judiciary Committee to vote on …

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Legislative Update February 24th 2020

Week of February 24-28 What’s in this issue: The House and Senate are off, but some key education bills are facing committee votes this week. Continued tracking of important legislation we’re following. Key Legislation We’re Following HB 1251, Participation in school sports for female student athletes (Save Women’s Sports), Committee vote this week!! WHEN: The House Education Committee will vote on HB 1251 at a session beginning at …

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Conscientious Objections to Abortion: Every Person’s Right (SB 486)

Full text of testimony on SB 486-FN submitted to the Senate Commerce Committee by Shannon McGinley, Executive Director, Cornerstone Action. Cornerstone Action urges you to vote “inexpedient to legislate” on SB 486-FN. This bill is not about health care or parity. It’s about coercing people into helping to pay for others’ abortions, even when that violates sincerely-held religious beliefs. This is poor public policy that is wrong for New …

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Legislative Update February 17

Week of February 17-21, 2020 Key Takeaways: Full House is meeting this week. Votes expected on putting abortion into NH Constitution (CACR 14) and legalization/regulation of marijuana (HB 1663-FN) among others. Details in this update. Senate committee will hold a hearing on a bill to require abortion coverage in any insurance policy with maternity benefits. (SB 486-FN). House Health and Human Services executive session on minors …

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