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 03/20/2023: House Votes on Abortion this Week!
Ask Your Representatives to Stand Up for Pre-Born Life HB 224 is a bill that would repeal all criminal and civil legal penalties against health care providers for violating the Fetal Life Protection Act. If this bill were to pass, it would strip the law of any enforcement capability, and allow
Announcement: Chloe Cole: Regrets of a Former Trans Kid
→ RSVP HERE ← Cornerstone invites you to come hear Chloe Cole. Chloe is an 18-year-old fighting to protect children, was born a female, began puberty blockers at 13, and underwent a double mastectomy at 15. Despite all this, Chloe still felt depressed. Chloe then de-transitioned and has been
Legislative Update 03/13/2023: A Win and a Loss: Updates on Recent Legislation and Where Your Action is Needed Now!
A Step Forward for Students in New Hampshire SB 219, Thursday was an important step forward for the Students First Act, a bill we support. As amended by Senator Keith Murphy, the bill will require that—before school budget meetings—school districts show line graphs to voters on school costs, teacher pay, and administrator pay.
Legislative Update 03/06/2023: Help Support the Family in New Hampshire!
You Still Have Time to Register Your Support of Critical Pro-Family Legislation This week, the House of Representatives will vote on an important piece of pro-family, pro-child legislation. HB 294, the “child tax credit” bill, is a bipartisan bill that should have the support of every Granite Stater who cares about the future of
Ryan Terrell: Teachers deserve more, but schools aren’t underfunded
This op-ed by State Board of Education member Ryan Terrell appeared in the Union Leader on January 2, 2023 and is reproduced below. I, ALONG WITH most Granite Staters, agree that paying public school teachers higher wages would increase the quality of education for all children. However, systemic misuse
Legislative Update 02/27/2023: Tell Your Senators not to Cover for High-Paid School Administrators
SB 219, The Students First Act, is an important bill that will crack down on sprawling, expensive school administration in New Hampshire and ensure that education spending prioritizes students first. While low teacher pay is being used to justify higher school costs, ever-growing and bloated public school administrations are
NH Child Tax Credit FAQ
Is your family from New Hampshire? If so, have you noticed that few of your Gen Y and Z family members remain in the Granite State? It’s not just you. New Hampshire’s graduating high school seniors flee New Hampshire at a higher rate than any other state in America,
Legislative Update 2/13/2023: Sprawling Administration is Weighing Down our Schools!
SB 219, The Students First Act—introduced by Senator Keith Murphy—will be heard by the Senate Education Committee on Tuesday. This important bill will crack down on sprawling, expensive school administration in New Hampshire and ensure that education spending prioritizes students first. New Hampshire schools often point to low-paid teachers as
Rep. Dave Testerman Sides with Democrats, Betrays Women and Girls
Over the past weeks, families and churches around New Hampshire have engaged in tireless advocacy and negotiation to protect the dignity and privacy of women and girls in New Hampshire by working to get HB 396, State Recognition of Biological Sex, to the House floor. On Wednesday night, their
Legislative Update 01/30/2023: Only One Parent Showed Up to Testify on Locker Rooms, Bathrooms!
HB 396: Relative to the State Recognition of Biological Sex SUMMARY: HB 396 is a straightforward bill that preserves the state’s ability to differentiate between biological sexes in areas such as athletic competitions, prisons, restrooms, or places of intimate privacy. STATUS: There was a public hearing on HB 396 on Thursday,
Legislative Update 01/23/23: Your action is urgently needed to preserve the rights of women in New Hampshire!
HB 396: Relative to the State Recognition of Biological Sex SUMMARY: HB 396 is a straightforward bill that preserves the state’s ability to differentiate between biological sexes in areas such as athletic competitions, prisons, restrooms, or places of intimate privacy. STATUS: There will be a public hearing on HB 396
Urgent: A House Bill is Targeting Churches. “Sign-In” Now in Opposition.
As you may know, New Hampshire is the most secular state in the country, a fact that can sometimes translate into discrimination against religious people and organizations. While Granite Staters are blessed with many robust religious liberty protections, one area where churches often face a kind of passive aggressive