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NH House Republican Leadership Are Ushering in Unlimited Abortion

On April 13, the NH House Judiciary Committee will hear Senate Bill 399. Although this bill was introduced to repeal the Fetal Life Protection Act—New Hampshire’s only protection for the late-term pre-born—it was then amended by the NH Senate into a form that Cornerstone supports. However, as most pro-life …

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Victory! Gov. Sununu Signs Civil Liberties Defense Act into Law 

Yesterday, Governor Sununu signed HB 440, Rep. Jim Kofalt’s Civil Liberties Defense Act or CLDA, into law. New Hampshire now has a fundamental emergency powers reform in place that will assure our constitutional rights remain secure in declared states of emergency.  We applaud Governor Sununu for recognizing the need …

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HB 1673—A Bill to Destroy the Six-Month Abortion Ban—Heroically Defeated and Amended in the House

HB 1673 was the fourth bill to come up for a vote this session which would have repealed or completely destroyed New Hampshire’s first protections for the preborn in decades. In an impressive series of actions last week, the House fended off the bill aimed at the heart of …

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HB 1625—Restoring Free Speech Outside Abortion Clinics—Bravely Passed by the House

For years, New Hampshire’s “buffer zone” law has allowed private abortion clinics to ban sidewalk counseling and protesting on the public sidewalks outside their facilities. This law is a naked violation of the First Amendment. However, as abortion clinics have never actually enforced the law, it cannot be challenged …

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Full Analysis: Two Victories and a Narrow Defeat in NH House Session

The New Hampshire House met this week and oversaw two victories and one narrow defeat on Cornerstone-priority bills. This week’s developments should be emboldening—but also a reminder of the urgent work that remains to be done. We give thanks to God for these hard-fought victories—and pray urgently for His …

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NH House Committee Okays Incarceration Based Solely on “Gender Identity”

A promising bill faced a dramatic reversal in committee this week. Cornerstone has strongly supported the original text of HB 1180 – “state recognition of biological sex” – a modest bill introduced by Rep. Linda Gould that clarifies New Hampshire state identification laws to say that schools, prisons, and …

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How to Remotely Sign in to Register Your Support for HB 1180, Relative to State Recognition of Biological Sex

Navigate to www.gencourt.state.nh.us Scroll down and click on House Sign-in Form and Online Testimony Submission (you can also click on this link to take you directly there) Fill in the Personal Information: name, hometown, email address On the calendar provided, click on the Tuesday, February 22. From the Select the Committee dropdown, choose House …

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Six Republicans Sponsor Bill to Return to Abortion Up to Birth

Just days into the new year, bills are being hurriedly introduced to gut the new Fetal Life Protection Act which protects children starting in their 24th week of development. One such bill is HB 1609, “Relative to the Scope of the Fetal Protection Act.” Notable are the bill’s six Republican sponsors – Dan Wolf, John Graham, Bonnie Ham, James Allard, Brodie Deshaies, and Joseph Depalma IV.

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