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State Senate to Vote on Born-Alive Bill Thursday, February 13; Calls Needed

Foes of legislation to protect born-alive infants are trying to rush a vote through the New Hampshire Senate on SB 741-FN. The Senate Health and Human Services Committee voted Tuesday, February 11 to recommend Inexpedient to Legislate on the bill, which seeks to protect all born-alive infants, including those who survive attempted abortion. In an unusual move, the full Senate intends to vote on …

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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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No to Assisted Suicide: HB 1325 (2014)

On behalf of our supporters throughout New Hampshire, we urge you to reject HB 1325, called by its sponsors a “death with dignity” bill. There’s no dignity involved when physician-prescribed death is regarded as medical treatment. Physician-prescribed death is a backdoor coat-cutting measure that puts a dollar sign between patient and healthcare provider. A lethal dose of prescription medication is cheaper than palliative, rehabilitative, …

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Cornerstone Urges Legislators to Reject Assisted Suicide, HB 513 (2011)

Cornerstone Action is a non-partisan, non-profit public policy organization of 6,000 New Hampshire residents. We oppose HB 513 just as we opposed a similar bill in 2009. This is poor public policy, whether it’s called “death with dignity” (in 2009’s HB 304), “aid in dying” (HB 513), or what we believe is the more apt “assisted suicide.” There is no dignity or aid when …

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