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Thankful for the Support of the Governor and Executive Council for NH Children

Yesterday, the Governor and Executive Council members took the next step to preserve needed funding for Bethany Christian Services. IN THE SPIRIT OF THANKSGIVING, PLEASE THANK THEM AND VOICE YOUR SUPPORT FOR THE CONTRACT EXTENSION WITH BETHANY CHRISTIAN SERVICES!! The Governor and two Executive Council members took action today to ensure a vote on December 18 for a contract extension with Bethany Christian Services. …

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Stand Up Now for Your New Hampshire Supreme Court

UPDATE: JULY 10, 2019 Mr. MacDonald’s nomination was defeated by the Executive Council on July 10 on a 2-3 party-line vote. Governor Sununu has nominated Attorney General Gordon MacDonald to be Chief Justice of the New Hampshire Supreme Court. The Executive Council could vote on that nomination as soon as this Wednesday, July 10. While Cornerstone has made no endorsement of the nomination, we …

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Access To Your Conscience – and Your Wallet

Abortion advocates this coming election season will be talking about abortion access. What they’re really after is access to your conscience and your wallet. The time to slap down that idea is now.  Fresh off a legislative session that saw defeat for things like abortion statistics and conscience rights for medical professionals, New Hampshire’s abortion advocates are gearing up to promote the election of …

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The Council Can and Should Handle “Policy”

“We don’t do policy.” Cornerstone heard from supporters who got that reply from an Executive Councilor who was explaining how he simply couldn’t deny state funds to abortion providers for non-abortion work. All he could do, he asserted, was approve what had been negotiated between the bidders and the state Department of Health and Human Services. Guess again, Councilor – and pay attention, voters. New Hampshire …

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Executive Council Once Again Hands Over Your Money to Abortion Providers

Three Executive Councilors just awarded family planning contracts to ten agencies, including three known providers of surgical abortions. More of your money was given to Planned Parenthood, the Equality Center, and the Joan Lovering Center when Republican Russell Prescott joined Democrats Andru Volinsky and Chris Pappas in voting Yes. Councilor Prescott’s vote is particularly distressing, given his pro-life record when he was in the …

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Abortion Providers in Line for Family Planning Contracts

The Executive Council is expected to vote Wednesday, November 8, on a series of family planning contracts. Three of them are with known abortion providers: Planned Parenthood of Northern New England, the Joan Lovering Health Center, and the Equality Center. ACTION ITEM: Call your Executive Councilor (contact information here), and tell him you do not want your tax dollars going to abortion providers, even for non-abortion …

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Edelblut Confirmation Welcomed by Cornerstone Action

Cornerstone Action thanks the Executive Councilors who voted today to confirm Frank Edelblut of Wilton to be New Hampshire’s next Commissioner of Education. The following statement may be attributed to Shannon McGinley, Cornerstone Board Member: Frank Edelblut is committed to fostering academic excellence for all New Hampshire’s children. He understands that children are ill-served by a one-size-fits-all approach to education. He trusts parents to …

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Edelblut Nomination: Time to Act

Pending some communication between Governor Sununu and all the members of the New Hampshire Board of Education, the Executive Council delayed a vote on Frank Edelblut’s nomination to be Commissioner of Education. The Council meets again on February 15, and three of the five Councilors have indicated support for the nomination. We hope that the Council makes it unanimous, putting the interests of New …

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Cornerstone Applauds Nomination of Frank Edelblut to be Commissioner of Education

Cornerstone welcomes Governor Chris Sununu’s decision to nominate former state representative Frank Edelblut to be New Hampshire’s next Commissioner of Education. Cornerstone board member Shannon McGinley said,  “As a parent, public servant, and entrepreneur, Mr. Edelblut understands the importance of education for all of New Hampshire’s children. He also understands the need to allow parents the flexibility to choose the best educational environment for …

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Cornerstone Supports Edelblut for Education Commissioner

Cornerstone Action welcomes today’s report that Governor Chris Sununu has nominated Frank Edelblut to be New Hampshire’s next Commissioner of Education. Shannon McGinley, a Cornerstone board members, said, “As a parent, public servant, and entrepreneur, Mr. Edelblut understands the importance of education for all of New Hampshire’s children. He also understands the need to allow parents the flexibility to choose the best educational environment …

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