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3 Reasons to Consider Running for Local Office

…And Why The Time Is Now To Make the Commitment! Cornerstone is dedicated to keeping you posted on happenings at the State House. As our Nashua neighbors have recently reminded us, though, local offices are important as well. Our communities are stronger when they’re served by people of faith.  Town council, school board, budget committee, county commission: these are just a few of the offices filled during local elections, which are usually held …

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Now is the Time! Say NOPE TO DOPE

Short 5 minute message from Cornerstone’s Director of Strategic Alliances on the hazards of Recreational Marijuana usage. CLICK HERE  to download our Church Bulletin Insert Thursday, Feb 21st the House Criminal Justice & Public Safety Committee VOTED 10-9, a very close and nonpartisan vote, to move forward with legalizing recreational marijuana, HB 481. THIS Wednesday, the entire NH House of Representatives will weigh in …

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Schools, Prayer, & Lawmakers: Clarity Needed (HB 289)

Cornerstone Action takes a cautious position on HB 289, relative to the recitation of the Lord’s Prayer in elementary schools. The language of the bill is deceptively simple. It raises two concerns, however, which legislators should consider during the hearing on HB 289 (Thursday, 1/17/19, 2:30 p.m., House Education Committee). HB 289 would repeal a New Hampshire law permitting school districts to authorize the …

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Gender Ideology Threatens Vital Records

The New Hampshire House is considering a bill to allow individuals to obtain a new birth certificate based on a change of “gender identity.” Options on the birth certificate would be “male,” “female,” and “nonbinary.” HB 446 will have a hearing in the House Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs Committee on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Cornerstone Action opposes this threat to …

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House Hearings on Buffer Zone Repeal, Human Trafficking Bills

First in Cornerstone’s 2019 series of State House updates! Public hearings on proposed legislation for New Hampshire in 2019 are getting underway. At any of these hearings you may speak on a bill, or you may attend simply to sign a sheet indicating whether you support or oppose the bill. You can also send testimony in writing or via email. HB 124, a bill to …

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Nashua Public Library to Host “Drag Queen Teen Time”

Read Union Leader story here.  Warning: this post contains a graphic image that viewers might find offensive. A “Drag Queen Teen Time” is coming to the Nashua Library on January 12, where a man with the sexually suggestive stage name “Monique Toosoon”, who performs adult-only shows with sexual themes dressed as a woman, will make a presentation to vulnerable teens. Your town or city library …

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In California, a Therapy Ban Bill Stalls

While New Hampshire has passed a gag rule on licensed therapists, pro-family activists in California are celebrating the withdrawal of a similar bill. The sponsor of California’s therapy ban bill withdrew it from consideration on August 31, saying there was “more to learn” after his conversations with faith leaders. The news from California follows the failure of therapy ban bills in Massachusetts and Maine. …

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