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Historic Victory on Life in the NH Senate

For too long, abortion has been legal in New Hampshire, for any reason, up to the moment of birth. Thanks to our fourteen Republican State Senators, the Granite State is now closer than ever to having its very first protections for late-term preborn children.

One Step Forward, Three Steps Back

The Senate Judiciary Committee met in an executive session today and considered four Cornerstone-supported bills. The following is our analysis on the status of the bills. See the conclusion of this post for an urgent call to action.

Protect the Late-Term Preborn: Don’t Let Amendments Sabotage HB 625

We are very close to a Senate vote on HB 625, a bill that would put protections in place to preserve the life of preborn children who are at least 24 weeks gestational age. Support is growing, but we are also facing determined opposition. HB 625-FN is a carefully crafted and worded bill representing the combined efforts of legislators and legal scholars, including two proposed amendments to strengthen it – the Birdsell and French amendments – which Cornerstone supports.

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Gov. Sununu Was Right to Open Schools

Governor Sununu has announced that all K-12 public schools in the state will return to full-time in-person learning five days a week by Thursday, April 19th. Currently, about 60 percent of schools are already doing this. This will mark the official end of mandated school closures that the Governor initiated on March 16, 2020 due to COVID-19. In his announcement, the Governor rightfully pointed …

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House Session April 7th: Contact Your Representatives TODAY!

The House will gather for their next session on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday April 7, 8, & 9 2021. There are several important bills we have been following that will come to the House for a vote.
We gathered them all here for your information are are telling you well in advance so you can contact your representatives!

House votes YES on Two Life Bills

NH House Votes “Yes” on HB-625 and HB 233! A “Win” For New Hampshire’s Preborn and Protections for Those Born Alive Your voice does make a difference! Wednesday, February 24th, the New Hampshire House of Representatives voted “yes” on HB 625-FN, a vote that puts us closer to needed protections against late-term abortion for preborn lives in our state. Currently, NH allows abortion for any reason …

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HB 430 Restores Constitutionally Protected Free Speech Near Abortion Facilities

HB 430, The Sidewalk Free Speech Act, will repeal the current prohibition on gathering in a public area that is near a reproductive health care facility. Cornerstone strongly supports this bill. Not only does it address what is essentially a throttle on free speech in the state, the constitutionality of our current “buffer zone” is in question (a similar law was invalidated in Massachusetts …

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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.

HB 625 Will Provide a Long-Overdue Prohibition on Advanced Late-Term Abortions

HB 625, Relative to the protection of fetal life, would prohibit a healthcare provider in NH from aborting a preborn child with a gestational age of at least 24 weeks. The bill will have its crucial first hearing in the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, February 9, at 9 am. After many years of similar failed legislation, it needs strong citizen support if it is to fulfill its mission of protecting viable life. To act now, go to our Take Action 2021 page and find specific action information for HB 625 under “LIFE.”

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