Partial-Birth Abortion

House & Senate to Meet 6/27 for Veto Overrides: School Choice, Partial-Birth Abortion, Fetal Homicide

Cornerstone is calling for phone calls and emails to state representatives and senators in advance of “Veto Day,” Wednesday, June 27, when the New Hampshire House and Senate will meet to consider overriding numerous vetoes from Gov. Lynch. We urge YES on these overrides: School Choice.  HB 1607 and SB 372 establish tax credits for businesses that donate to scholarship funds for students, to …

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Governor Lynch Vetoes Partial-Birth Ban; Reps to Vote on Override June 27

Late Friday afternoon, New Hampshire Governor John Lynch announced his veto of a bill to ban partial-birth abortion. The House and Senate will consider overrides to this and other vetoes on June 27. Calls and emails to state representatives and senators are in order. The message: override the veto of HB 1679. While beginning his veto statement with the assurance “I am not a proponent …

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Support the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban, HB 1679 (2012)

(Note: HB 1679 became law after Governor Lynch’s veto was overridden in June 2012.) Cornerstone asks legislators to keep these points in mind while considering HB 1679. We strongly favor this bill to prevent partial-birth abortions from being committed in the Granite State. The bill is about a particularly barbaric procedure, not about the right to choose abortion. (See Gonzalez v. Carhart, 2007) Partial-birth …

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Cornerstone supports bills on fetal homicide, school choice, and a ban on partial-birth abortion

(CONTACT: Ellen Kolb, Cornerstone Vice-President for Government Affairs, 603-321-2703, ekolb@nhcornerstone.org) Governor John Lynch should be seeing some important bills on his desk soon, after votes Wednesday morning in the New Hampshire House. Pro-choice and pro-life New Hampshire residents can agree that a woman who chooses to carry her child should have that choice respected. Governor Lynch should be seeing HB 217 soon,  and Cornerstone …

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Cornerstone Applauds House Members Who Voted on the Side of Life Yesterday

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ellen Kolb, Legislative Affairs Director, Cornerstone Action, 603-321-2703 Cornerstone applauds House Members who voted on the side of life yesterday: The inhuman practice of late-term abortion and the Women’s right-to-know bill will move on to the Senate. Informed medical consent is every woman’s right – unless, in New Hampshire, she is contemplating abortion. Cornerstone congratulates the members of the New …

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