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

Continue the Fight for the Rights of the Preborn!

While this week saw a precious victory for life with the Executive Council’s vote to deny approval for funding for abortion clinics in New Hampshire, the attacks against the preborn are only intensifying. The pro-abortion lobby continues its campaign of fear-mongering and misinformation, successfully swaying public opinion and influencing legislators to repeal the Fetal Life Protection Act.  Unfortunately, some legislators, including the Governor, are weakening under the constant pressure, …

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Don’t Let the Governor Gut Protections for Preborn in NH!

Sadly, Governor Sununu has repeatedly indicated his willingness to gut and nullify the recently passed Fetal Life Protection Act by doing away with the ultrasound requirement. Most recently, when asked about it in an interview with New Hampshire Public Radio he stated that, “I absolutely plan to revisit the law,” suggesting that the law’s ultrasound requirement is “too onerous.” However, the ultrasound requirement, which the Governor suggests is “onerous” is not …

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Ask Your Reps to Support the State Budget!

We are in the final days of this legislative session with two important measures nearing the finish line. Whether they are successful or not depends on your support. Please contact your representatives on Sections 37-40 of HB 2 and HB 542 today and urge others to do the same.

Legislative Update: Speak up for Life and Liberty!

We are in the final days of this legislative session with two important measures nearing the finish line. Whether they are successful or not depends on your support. Please take a few minutes to contact your representative and the Governor on Sections 37-40 of HB 2 and HB 542 and urge others to do the same.

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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