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Legislative Update April 29

Week of April 29th – May 3rd NOTE: the “Nope to Dope” rally scheduled for Sunday, April 28 at Hope Tabernacle in Manchester has been cancelled due to an emergency schedule change by Bishop Jethro James.   House Action This Week BILL: SB 263 Relative to Anti-Discrimination for Students in Public Schools WHEN: The House Education Committee will vote on SB 263 on Tuesday, April 30, at 10:00 a.m. …

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Legislative Update April 22

Week of April 22nd – April 26th  Senate Hearings This Week BILL: HB 383, Relative to Anti-Discrimination for Students in Public Schools WHEN: The Senate Education and Workforce Development Committee will have a public hearing on the bill on Tuesday, April 23, in room 103 of the Legislative Office Building. CORNERSTONE POSITION: OPPOSED. The problem is in the details: the bill is vague (what constitutes “discrimination”?), it …

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Legislative Update April 1

Week of April 1st – April 5th House Session Thursday, April 4th 10:00am BILL: HB 481, Legalizing and Regulating Recreational Marijuana STATUS:  The full House will vote on the bill Thursday, April 4. This is the second vote on the bill, and this is another chance to kill it. House Ways and Means Committee is recommending “ought to pass,” but the committee minority has filed its own …

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Legislative Update: Marijuana Vote, House Session & More

BILL: HB 632-FN Education Tax Credit Repeal WHEN: Hearing Tuesday, March 5, 1:00 pm; Legislative Office Building, Room 202 (this is a continued hearing due to the overwhelming public presence at the first hearing). CORNERSTONE POSITION: OPPOSED. The bill would gut this important program that has made school choice a practical option for many New Hampshire families. Legislators need to hear from parents and students alike! WHAT YOU CAN …

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Legislative Update: Full House Session This Week

Full House Session February 27-28: Act Now On Two Important Bills! Find your representatives and their contact information here! BILL: HB 289, Repeal of Law About Recitation of the Lord’s Prayer in Public Schools WHEN: The vote could occur on either day of the House session, Wednesday, February 27 or Thursday, February 28. CORNERSTONE POSITION: OPPOSED to the bill, and therefore in favor of the “inexpedient to legislate” recommendation from the committee. …

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Now is the Time! Say NOPE TO DOPE

Short 5 minute message from Cornerstone’s Director of Strategic Alliances on the hazards of Recreational Marijuana usage. CLICK HERE  to download our Church Bulletin Insert Thursday, Feb 21st the House Criminal Justice & Public Safety Committee VOTED 10-9, a very close and nonpartisan vote, to move forward with legalizing recreational marijuana, HB 481. THIS Wednesday, the entire NH House of Representatives will weigh in …

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Legislative Update for the week of February 18th-24th 2019

HB 481, Relative to Legalization and Regulation of Recreational Marijuana  WHEN: The House Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee will vote on HB 481 on Thursday, February 21, at 11:00 a.m. Legislative Office Building, Rm 204. CORNERSTONE POSITION: OPPOSED. WHY: Enabling widespread use of recreational marijuana brings social, economic, and health costs that far outweigh any benefit the state might derive from taxing the drug. Read Cornerstone’s testimony on …

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Taken from the Family First New Zealand campaign against legalized marijuana.

Update on HB 481:Legalize Recreational Marijuana, Just say NO!

The battle continues in the war on legalized marijuana.   After the public hearing last Tuesday, February 4th and the open-to-the-public committee work session on Wednesday, February 5th, we continue to be alarmed by the bill itself, its consequences, and the seeming lack of engagement (as evidenced by lack of substantive discussion) from the committee on such a consequential bill.   At the time …

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