Legislative Update

Blog posts that have to do with timely legislative goings on. It will have what bills are coming up, when the hearings are and Cornerstone’s position, and how you can take action

Legislative Update: Senate Votes for Life!

During a Senate session Thursday, senators voted 14-9 to pass an amendment to HB 2, the state budget, sponsored by Senators Regina Birdsell and Sharon Carson. This amendment rewrote Sections 37-40 of the state budget to create a real and workable ban on late-term abortion.

Legislative Update: Senate Votes on Four Critical Bills

HB 625, the Fetal Life Protection Act STATUS: The Senate voted Thursday to Table HB 625. However, the language of the bill prohibiting abortion after 24 weeks has been added to the state budget. Cornerstone is still advocating for changes to HB 625 based on the amendments originally sponsored by Senator Birdsell. These amendments are crucial to further strengthen the bill against potential legal challenges.  WHAT …

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Last Chance to Contact Senate Judiciary Committee on Civil Liberties and Religious Liberty!

HB 542, The Religious Liberty Act CORNERSTONE POSITION: Cornerstone SUPPORTS HB 542. If passed, this bill would protect houses of worship in New Hampshire from abuses such as we have seen enacted against churches in other states by essentially categorizing them as essential services during states of emergency.The bill would also codify  the general religious liberty protections that are already state constitutional law in New …

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Legislative Update: Life and Liberty Bills Await Vote

HB 542, The Religious Liberty Act STATUS: Last Tuesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a public hearing on HB 542. The bill is now awaiting a vote by the committee. CORNERSTONE POSITION: Cornerstone SUPPORTS HB 542. If passed, this bill would protect houses of worship in New Hampshire from abuses such as we have seen enacted against churches in other states by essentially categorizing them as …

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Legislative Update, May 10th

HB 440-A, The Civil Liberties Defense Act WHEN: HB 440 will be heard by the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, May 11, at 2:00 P.M. CORNERSTONE POSITION: Cornerstone SUPPORTS this bill. For more information on HB 440-A, visit the links below: Watch Rep. Matt Simon’s powerful warning that HB 440-A is necessary to stop our civil liberties from being ‘suspended’ in a state of emergency. …

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Legislative Update, May 3rd

HB 625-FN, The Fetal Life Protection Act STATUS: The Senate Judiciary Committee could vote on HB 625 as early as this Monday, May 3. Act now and ask the committee to vote for life! WHAT YOU CAN DO: Please contact the Senate Judiciary committee and ask them to vote in favor of HB 625-FN with the amendment sponsored by Senator Regina Birdsell and without dangerous amendments. HB 233-FN, The Born …

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Legislative Update April 19th

Week of April 19, 2021 Take Action to Protect the Preborn Today! Update on Recent Legislative Action Bills we have been following, that are now on to the next steps. Your voice still needed and still matters!  HB 625-FN, The Fetal Life Protection Act STATUS: The Senate Judiciary Committee meets this Tuesday, April 20 for an executive session. There is a high possibility that HB 625-FN, the …

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Legislative Update March 22

What We’re All Up Against in 2021In short, the voices of citizens fighting for faith, family, and freedom are being drowned out by those committed to overturning the very foundation of our governance and way of life. With the legislative landscape looking very different this year and the majority of the people’s business being handled virtually, we’ve witnessed large organized efforts to overwhelm committee meeting sign-ins and …

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Legislative Update March 15

 Week of March 15, 2021 Next House Session Scheduled: Next House Session scheduled for April, 7, 8 and 9 at the Bedford Sports Complex. The crossover deadline is April 9th. House Judiciary Committee Votes in Favor of Civil Liberties! Update on Recent Legislative Action Bills we have been following that are now on to the next steps. Your voice still needed and still matters!  …

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