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Act Now to Save Women’s Sports in New Hampshire!!

HB 1251, introduced to limit participation in women’s sports to biological females (sports equity) will have its only public hearing next week before a full House vote. WHEN: Tuesday, January 14, 10:00 a.m., House Education Committee, room 207 of Legislative Office Building (behind State House in Concord) CORNERSTONE POSITION: Cornerstone SUPPORTS HB 1251. WHY: This bill would prohibit public schools from permitting a male student to participate in a student …

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HELP CORNERSTONE REACH OUR END OF THE YEAR GOAL!

ONE DAY LEFT TO MAKE YOUR DONATION COUNT FOR 2019! Before we ring in a new decade and celebrate our 20-year anniversary as your state’s family policy council, we wanted to take a moment to recap the most important accomplishments you’ve made possible this year. Cornerstone is honored to partner with you to defend our shared family values in New Hampshire.  We’ve accomplished much this year, and …

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The Emperor Has No Clothes

Pictured Above, recent article from the Union Leader online, about the article referenced in Shannon’s LTE. Shannon McGinley, Executive Director of Cornerstone Action, wrote a letter to the editor of the Manchester Union Leader which was published today, inspired by a recent article with photo and an op-ed in that paper. We encourage you to read it. We’ve also included the full text here. …

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Executive Council Approves Bethany Contract Renewal!

Thankful this week for an early Christmas miracle: the Executive Council’s approval of the $100,000 contract renewal for Bethany Christian Services and the valuable support they provide for foster children and parents in NH. This was a hard-fought victory for our families and children against strong opposition simply because Bethany is a faith-based organization. Once again, your voice made a difference. Joseph Ribsam, Director of …

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Important State Funding Update and What’s Next for Bethany Christian Services

The Legislative Fiscal Committee was in action December 13, and we were there. Here’s a summary. Abortion Providers Benefit from Committee Vote The Fiscal Committee voted 7-3 along party lines to approve the bookkeeping change that will put into effect a dramatic increase in the amount of state general funds going to abortion providers by way of family planning programs. CORNERSTONE POSITION: Cornerstone was opposed to the …

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Act Now: Don’t Make State Funds Available to Abortion Providers!

Action Alert: Email Legislative Fiscal Committee TodayDon’t make state funds available toabortion providers! When state legislators added family planning funds to the New Hampshire budget for the benefit of abortion providers earlier this year, Cornerstone called them out with the truth on the NH budget and Planned Parenthood spending. This Friday – tomorrow, December 13, the Legislative Fiscal Committee will vote on a request by the …

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Update on HB 481: Thank you for making a difference!

Your voice matters! On Tuesday, December 3rd, the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 4-0 to recommend an interim study for HB 481, essentially refusing to endorse the commercialization of marijuana in NH. We have come a long way in six months thanks to your voice and speaking up for the people of New Hampshire!  This is also an opportunity to call and thank the committee …

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“TAKE 2!”

Take two minutes to contact the Senate Judiciary Committee TODAY   On Tuesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee will revisit HB 481 on the legalization and commercialization of recreational marijuana. In the spring of this year, with a coalition that included Communities for Drug and Alcohol Free Youth (CADY), the Diocese of Manchester, New Futures, and Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM-NH), Cornerstone fought against HB 481, which would have commercialized recreational marijuana and made it very difficult for cities & …

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Thankful for the Support of the Governor and Executive Council for NH Children

Yesterday, the Governor and Executive Council members took the next step to preserve needed funding for Bethany Christian Services. IN THE SPIRIT OF THANKSGIVING, PLEASE THANK THEM AND VOICE YOUR SUPPORT FOR THE CONTRACT EXTENSION WITH BETHANY CHRISTIAN SERVICES!! The Governor and two Executive Council members took action today to ensure a vote on December 18 for a contract extension with Bethany Christian Services. …

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In Support of Bethany Christian Services

ACT NOW to protect foster children in NH!  For the past 14 years, Bethany Christian Services has supported foster and adoptive families in New Hampshire through the Community and Faith Based Initiative Grant. Non-discrimination language was added to the amendment they submitted to the grant in November 2018 to confirm that BCS  followed the law and did not discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation, but 3 of the 5 executive …

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