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House Rejects Life-Issue Bills

The New Hampshire House let down New Hampshire voters by rejecting four life-issue bills in recent weeks. HB 1680, Viable Fetus Protection Act: the bill was tabled without debate on March 21. The roll call vote on the tabling motion was 170-163.  The pro-life vote was NAY on the tabling motion. This vote was extremely close, and 58 representatives were absent or “not voting” that day. …

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Call to Action: Votes Coming for Bills on Gender, Pro-Life, Parents’ Rights

The New Hampshire House will vote on more than 300 bills the week of March 5. These will include gender identity (HB 1319), barring gender reassignment for minors (HB 1532), and barring taxpayer funding of gender reassignment procedures (HB 1560). Also on the agenda are the Viable Fetus Protection Act (HB 1680), the Abortion Information Act (HB 1707), conscience protection for medical personnel (HB …

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Viable Fetus Protection Act (HB 1680, 2018)

Cornerstone supports HB 1680, the Viable Fetus Protection Act. The bill is a good-faith attempt to reconcile the interests and concerns of women, their preborn children, and the health care professionals with whom a woman may choose to consult. It is consistent with Roe v. Wade, which granted states a right to assert an interest in the treatment of viable human fetuses while also asserting an interest …

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Protecting Viable Children from Abortion (HB 578, 2017)

Cornerstone supports House Bill 578 to prevent induced abortions of viable preborn children. To tolerate the killing of such human beings, not as the unintended outcome of efforts to protect a woman but as a direct intentional action in itself, is simply uncivilized. The last time the House considered similar legislation, the minority report on the bill from the Judiciary Committee included a claim …

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Cornerstone Testifies in Favor of Bill to Prevent Post-Viability Abortions

Cornerstone supports HB 578, introduced by Rep. Keith Murphy (R-Bedford), to prevent abortions of viable preborn children. The bill addresses women’s safety, the autonomy of physicians, and the right of children who survive abortion to be cared for. “To tolerate the killing of such human beings, not as the unintended outcome of efforts to protect a woman but as a direct intentional action in …

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