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HB 233-FN Protects Infants Born Alive

The opposition would have our lawmakers believe this bill will lead to a nightmare scenario in which a child with only moments to live is jerked from a mothers’ arms and subjected to futile medical procedures. Although Cornerstone was not involved in preparing the original bill, this attack does not even accurately characterize the original bill. But the fact is that this scenario is unambiguously ruled out by the Birdsell Amendment.

House Finance Committee to Vote on Abortion Provider Funding

Take Action for Life Today! Division 3 of the House Finance Committee, which handles the Health and Human Services aspects of the proposed state budget, voted yesterday to pass an amendment on HB 2-FN-AL, relative to state fees, funds, revenues, and expenditures, which would prohibit the Department of Health and Human Services …

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Republican-Led NH House Judiciary Committee Votes to Keep Abortion Legal Up to Birth

At yesterday’s executive session of the NH House Judiciary Committee, the Republican-majority committee voted to completely reject a slate of moderate pro-life legislation. These setbacks come despite New Hampshire voters having elected Republican majorities in both the House and Senate.  The Committee voted 11-10 against HB 625, which would …

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HB 434 Will Safeguard New Hampshire’s Right to Keep Tax Dollars Out of the Abortion Industry

HB 434, prohibiting the use of public funds for abortion, is one of several life bills being introduced this session that are intended to put some accountability and framework into the wide-open abortion industry in the state. (The most critical of these bills is HB 625, a prohibition on advanced late-term abortions.) HB 434 will have its first hearing in the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, February 10th, at 9 am.

Important Update on Manchester Board of School Committee

The Board of Manchester School District SAU #37 met January 25th and pushed through a sweeping gender ideology policy, which—among other things—integrates biologically male athletes into women’s intramural and interscholastic sports. Although the policy was passed on January 25, a reconsideration vote is scheduled for Monday, February 8.

Why do Sununu and MacDonald Need to Suspend Constitutional Rights?

The following article was originally posted in the NH Journal, January 14, 2021 At least on paper, Governor Chris Sununu is currently one of the most powerful executives in the United States. In litigation against the Governor’s COVID-19 orders, the New Hampshire Attorney General’s office has successfully argued that—in …

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Education Freedom Accounts: A Bright Future for NH Children

An EFA program would require cooperation between the state and an agency to administer the grants. It would require carefully-drafted legislation. But most of all, EFAs require a commitment to putting children first in any discussion of education.

The Election Was Not The Finish Line

Now, the real work begins. It won’t be easy, after such intense effort during the recent campaign marathon. We know how hard everyone worked to connect with the constituents in their respective towns. How successful our newly-elected state level candidates are will depend on their own commitment, hard work, as well as continued support from pro-family voters. What you do today will set the tone for the next two years in Concord. Here are some things for the Christian citizen to consider as we move forward.

Granite State Home Educators Helps NH Parents Navigate School Questions

We recently sat down with Michelle Levell, founder of Granite State Home Educators (GSHE), a NH nonprofit dedicated to supporting homeschooling NH families with practical information and curricular and extracurricular educational and enrichment resources. Since children were sent home this spring in the wake of COVID-19 and families have been faced with unexpected remote learning challenges, GSHE has reached out to help meet their urgent informational and support needs. We talked about their core mission and the support they’ve extended to all families during this challenging time.

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