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At Cornerstone, our heart is to educate and speak out on critical issues impacting the lives of families in the Granite State. Here’s the latest Cornerstone commentary. We hope you’ll take a few minutes and read what we have to say.

Legislative Update

Legislative Update 05/16/22

Important Update on the Fetal Life Protection Act: This past legislative session saw numerous attempts to either gut or totally destroy the Fetal Life Protection Act. Two of these attempts came close to succeeding. Thankfully, due to the tireless efforts of pro-life lawmakers, as well as the prayers and

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Commentary

How About Running for Office – Yes, You!

We elect our legislators every two years, and 2022 is a state election year. Primary elections for the NH State Senate and House of Representatives are in four short months, and the general election is in six months. A lot can happen in that time. Will you be part

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Legislative Update

Legislative Update 05/09/22

Note: HB 1625, the critical repeal of the unconstitutional so-called “buffer zone” is the one bill we can positively impact this week. Please take a moment to read our summary below and contact Governor Sununu to urge him not to veto the bill and uphold his promise to the

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Sununu Lied If He Vetoes Buffer Zone Repeal

The apparent leak by someone working at the Supreme Court of a months-old February draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade has opened the floodgates of histrionic reaction—for an excellent commentary go here.  Governor Sununu has always openly favored abortion. Yet, in the wake of what NH Majority

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Legislative Update

Legislative Update 05/02/22

SB 399, relative to certain provisions of the Fetal Life Protection Act requiring an ultrasound examination STATUS: Originally introduced as a bill intended to repeal the Fetal Life Protection Act, SB 399 was amended to simply clarify the law’s narrow ultrasound requirement and that version was passed by the Senate earlier

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Legislative Update

Legislative Update 04/26/22

HB 1609, relative to certain provisions of the fetal life protection act requiring an ultrasound examination Last Thursday the Senate voted down an amendment proposed by Senator Regina Birdsell which would have created a “safe haven” in NH for babies diagnosed with fatal fetal anomalies by allowing these children to

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Pro-Life NH Senate Amendment Defeated 14-10

On Wednesday, we wrote about our support for a floor amendment to HB 1609 proposed by courageous NH state Senator Regina Birdsell, which would have created a legal safe harbor for preborn children diagnosed with abnormalities incompatible with life. You can read the Birdsell amendment for yourself here.    Senator

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Call your NH Senator Now: Create a Safe Haven for the Preborn

Tomorrow, the New Hampshire Senate will vote on HB 1609. Although this bill was originally introduced as a gutting bill designed to totally nullify our 24-week abortion ban—the Fetal Life Protection Act—the bill was fortunately curtailed by the New Hampshire House Finance Committee before being passed by the full

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Legislative Update

Legislative Update 04/18/2022

HB 1625, repealing the prohibition on entering or remaining on a public way or sidewalk adjacent to a reproductive health care facility STATUS: HB 1625 was passed by the full House last month. It will now have a hearing and be voted on by the Senate Judiciary Committee. WHEN: Tuesday, April

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Legislative Update

Legislative Update 04/11/22

SB 399, Relative to certain requirements of the Fetal Life Protection Act requiring an ultrasound examination STATUS: SB 399 was amended on the Senate Floor to change it from a bill designed to gut the Fetal Life Protection Act into one which simply clarifies the law’s narrow ultrasound requirement. WHEN: SB

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Commentary

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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Commentary

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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