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Legislative Update: Senate Votes for Life!

During a Senate session Thursday, senators voted 14-9 to pass an amendment to HB 2, the state budget, sponsored by Senators Regina Birdsell and Sharon Carson. This amendment rewrote Sections 37-40 of the state budget to create a real and workable ban on late-term abortion.

Historic Victory on Life in the NH Senate

For too long, abortion has been legal in New Hampshire, for any reason, up to the moment of birth. Thanks to our fourteen Republican State Senators, the Granite State is now closer than ever to having its very first protections for late-term preborn children.

Legislative Update: Senate Votes on Four Critical Bills

HB 625, the Fetal Life Protection Act STATUS: The Senate voted Thursday to Table HB 625. However, the language of the bill prohibiting abortion after 24 weeks has been added to the state budget. Cornerstone is still advocating for changes to HB 625 based on the amendments originally sponsored by Senator Birdsell. These amendments are crucial to further strengthen the bill against potential legal challenges.  WHAT …

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One Step Forward, Three Steps Back

The Senate Judiciary Committee met in an executive session today and considered four Cornerstone-supported bills. The following is our analysis on the status of the bills. See the conclusion of this post for an urgent call to action.

Understanding the Case for HB 542 and Why NH Needs It

HB 542, Rep. Keith Ammon’s Religious Liberty Act, is under assault. It is difficult for followers of the bill to determine the truth in the fog created by numerous distortions and outright falsehoods. Here is the simple truth.

Last Chance to Contact Senate Judiciary Committee on Civil Liberties and Religious Liberty!

HB 542, The Religious Liberty Act CORNERSTONE POSITION: Cornerstone SUPPORTS HB 542. If passed, this bill would protect houses of worship in New Hampshire from abuses such as we have seen enacted against churches in other states by essentially categorizing them as essential services during states of emergency.The bill would also codify  the general religious liberty protections that are already state constitutional law in New …

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Legislative Update: Life and Liberty Bills Await Vote

HB 542, The Religious Liberty Act STATUS: Last Tuesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a public hearing on HB 542. The bill is now awaiting a vote by the committee. CORNERSTONE POSITION: Cornerstone SUPPORTS HB 542. If passed, this bill would protect houses of worship in New Hampshire from abuses such as we have seen enacted against churches in other states by essentially categorizing them as …

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Legislative Update, May 10th

HB 440-A, The Civil Liberties Defense Act WHEN: HB 440 will be heard by the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, May 11, at 2:00 P.M. CORNERSTONE POSITION: Cornerstone SUPPORTS this bill. For more information on HB 440-A, visit the links below: Watch Rep. Matt Simon’s powerful warning that HB 440-A is necessary to stop our civil liberties from being ‘suspended’ in a state of emergency. …

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Legislative Update, May 3rd

HB 625-FN, The Fetal Life Protection Act STATUS: The Senate Judiciary Committee could vote on HB 625 as early as this Monday, May 3. Act now and ask the committee to vote for life! WHAT YOU CAN DO: Please contact the Senate Judiciary committee and ask them to vote in favor of HB 625-FN with the amendment sponsored by Senator Regina Birdsell and without dangerous amendments. HB 233-FN, The Born …

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