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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 – January 24, 2022

HB 1021, prohibiting regulation of religious land use based on the religious nature of the assembly or speech taking place on the land or in the structure WHEN: There was a public hearing on HB 1021 this past Thursday, January 20. The House Judiciary Committee could vote on their recommendation as

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Latest News

Fight HB 1609 and SB 399 to Protect Late Term Children

As we predicted, efforts to gut or eliminate New Hampshire’s historic Fetal Life Protection Act, which protects the lives of children after 24 weeks, or 6 months, are quickly advancing through the legislature.  Two of those efforts, House Bill 1609 and Senate Bill 399, are being taken up in

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Commentary

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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Commentary

Run for Office (Yes, You)

If you’re like us, you’re ready to turn the page on 2021. But unfortunately that won’t be the end of the challenges we’re facing.  We are living in unprecedented times. National and local news is dominated by assaults on our individual liberties. We can no longer trust our institutions

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Legislative Update

Legislative Update – Week of January 10, 2022

HB 440, the Civil Liberties Defense Act, Restored to House Version – Thank Your Republican Senators!This past Thursday, the NH State Senate voted to restore the core structure of HB 440, the Civil Liberties Defense Act. After the bill had most of its legal substance stripped out, strong support for a

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Commentary

FAQ on Late-Term Abortion Ban

On June 24, 2021, New Hampshire lawmakers passed the state budget, HB 2. Sections 37-40 of the budget enact the Fetal Life Protection Act, or FLPA—New Hampshire’s first ban on late-term abortion. The FLPA has been signed into law and will go into effect on January 1, 2022.

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Commentary

Thank Your Senator for Protecting Your Civil Liberties

In its first session of the year, the NH State Senate voted to restore the core structure of HB 440, the Civil Liberties Defense Act. After the bill had most of its legal substance stripped out, strong support for a restorative floor amendment by every Republican Senator helped ensure

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Commentary

Embracing Emmanuel in Messy Times

Human life is a messy business. As we celebrate Christmas this year, we think again about how God chose to engage in that messiness on a very human level. In the midst of a world marked by powerful kings, God humbly delivered the King of Kings to us as a vulnerable baby, born in the filth of an animal stable. The Nativity, the picture of God’s son as a newborn child lying in a humble manger, is a powerful illustration of Jesus’ life and ministry.

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Latest News

A Sad Day of Setbacks in NH Senate on Civil Liberties, Life

The Senate Judiciary Committee met in an executive session yesterday and considered two Cornerstone-supported bills, delivering disappointing setbacks to both pieces of legislation. Read our analysis below on what happened, and learn what you can do now to help restore these important human rights bills.

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