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Supreme Court Rules Against Women’s Health

Women’s health went up against abortion providers at the U.S. Supreme Court, and today in the June Medical decision on June 29 the abortion providers won. The Court blew it today. The Louisiana law at issue in the case required that abortion providers have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of their abortion facility. On a 5-4 vote, as narrow a vote …

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Legislative Update June 29 & 30

Last Scheduled Session for New Hampshire Senate on June 29,House on June 30  Trouble spots: omnibus billsand abortion insurance mandate The Senate will convene at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, June 29 in Representatives’ Hall at the State House in Concord. The session will be live-streamed at the following link: The House will convene at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 30 at the Whittemore Center at the …

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Supreme Court Cases to Watch Next Week

In light of the recent Bostock decision that undermined women’s rights by redefining “sex” discrimination to include gender identity, we’ve been watching the Supreme Court docket carefully. Early next week, the Court should issue decisions on three cases the outcomes of which could be of vital importance to issues surrounding life, health, and religious and educational freedom in New Hampshire and throughout the country. …

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Legislative Update June 15

SENATE SESSION THIS WEEK The New Hampshire Senate will meet in session on Tuesday, June 16, at 10:00 a.m. in Representatives’ Hall. The session will be live streamed at this link:  SB 480, Save Women’s Sports  Bill Status Listed As “Miscellaneous” The official calendar for The New Hampshire Senate’s June 16 session is more than 300 pages long, but one bill failed to make …

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Bundled Bills = Bad Policy

The New Hampshire Senate Judiciary Committee voted on June 9 to bundle twelve bills into one. Any of the bills the committee bundled could be re-introduced in 2021. Each could get a fair and thoughtful Senate hearing at that time, instead of the one-hour twelve-bill-in-one hearing that took place.

Legislative Update June 10

Week of June 8-12, 2020 After a 12-week hiatus due to COVID-19, the House is meeting on June 11 to resume this year’s legislative session and the Senate resumes committee hearings.   Senate Hearing June 11 on Bill Amended to Require Some Health Insurance Policies Offering Maternity Benefits to Cover Abortions In March, The New Hampshire Senate passed SB 486-FN, to mandate abortion coverage in …

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Why It’s Time to Support SB 480

Cornerstone has strongly supported the passage of SB 480, a bill that would save women’s sports for biological women. Despite the mounting evidence that biological males who compete as women have an unfair advantage, the Senate Workforce and Education Committee voted 4-1 “inexpedient to legislate.” There has been an important development since that time.  On May 15th, the U.S. Department of Education Office for …

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Governor Announces NH Guidance for Resuming Public Gathering for Worship

Breaking: Today, Friday, May 29th, Gov. Sununu made the following announcement in his afternoon briefing: NH places of worship will be free to meet in groups of ten or more people, up to 40% occupancy, effective immediately, under guidelines consistent with the CDC’s guidelines for places of worship.  The “Live Free or Die State” now joins 44 other states that have already eased stringent restrictions on …

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