Conscientious Objections to Abortion: Every Person’s Right (SB 486)

Full text of testimony on SB 486-FN submitted to the Senate Commerce Committee by Shannon McGinley, Executive Director, Cornerstone Action. Cornerstone Action urges you to vote “inexpedient to legislate” on SB 486-FN. This bill is not about health care or parity. It’s about coercing people into helping to pay for others’ abortions, even when that violates sincerely-held religious beliefs. This is poor public policy that is wrong for New …

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Legislative Update February 10th

Week of February 10-17, 2020  Key Legislation: HB 1659-FN, Physician-assisted suicide CACR 14, abortion in state constitution, report on committee vote Updates on other legislation including born-alive protection, prenatal non-discrimination, and women’s sports BUT FIRST, A Note from Cornerstone on WHY Your Voice Is Important! Why doesn’t Cornerstone provide you with one-click email messages for legislators in our weekly updates? Because your voice is …

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Support Prenatal Nondiscrimination (HB 1678-FN, 2020)

Testimony submitted to House Judiciary Committee by Shannon McGinley, Executive Director of Cornerstone Action Cornerstone Action supports HB 1678-FN, the prenatal nondiscrimination act. We agree with the sponsors that no human being in utero should be discriminated against on the grounds of genetic diagnosis or sex. More important than anything we could share are the stories shared at the hearing by individuals living with …

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Constitutional Amendment on Abortion Meets Strong Opposition

(Photo Credit: Beth Scaer) UPDATE 2/5/20 : The House Judiciary Committee voted on CACR 14 in executive session on February 5. By a margin of 18-2, the committee voted “inexpedient to legislate,” and we are overjoyed. Your overwhelming turnout opposing this poorly-crafted and objectionable amendment made a clear, compelling case and was effective beyond our expectations. Reported by Ellen Kolb after attending House Judiciary Committee hearing 1/22/2020 on …

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Legislative Update: Public Hearing on Abortion Amendment Jan. 22

Seven New Hampshire House members are co-sponsoring a measure that would create a right to abortion protected under the New Hampshire Constitution. The House Judiciary Committee will have a public hearing on CACR 14 at 1 p.m. on January 22 in room 208 of the Legislative Office Building (Update: Because of the large number of attendees, this has been changed to Reps Hall in the …

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Legislative Update Jan 13

Cornerstone’s weekly Action Alert for the week of January 13-17. All the important legislation you want to know about, that needs your action this week! Including:  Hearing Tuesday, January 14 n bill to protect sports equity: let girls’ teams be for girls! Wednesday, January 22: hearing on an amendment that would protect abortion under the New Hampshire constitution. HB 1251, introduced to limit participation in …

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The Truth on the NH Budget and Planned Parenthood Spending

The following Cornerstone Op-Ed was printed in Granite Grok November 8th, 2019 and the Union Leader November 13th, 2019 and the Concord Monitor November 18, 2019.  We’ve heard a good deal of applause in the wake of the passing of the state budget and taxpayer replacement of “lost” Title X funds. Examples are recent columns by Dunlap, Leach, and Vidunas in the Concord Monitor and  …

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Legislative Update September 21

Fight Against Abortion Funding Continues! Report on this week’s legislative happenings The legislature voted on the Governor’s vetos on September 17 and 18 but did not take up the budget vote! NEXT WEEK:The House will meet Wednesday, September 25, at 1:00 p.m. to take up the Governor’s veto of the state budget, HB 1 & HB 2. If the House overrides the veto, the Senate …

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