Bill Proposals Filed for 2018 in Concord

It’s filing season for legislative service requests (LSRs) at the State House, the first step in drafting bills for next year. More than 270 have been filed so far, with more to come. A few of note: Rep. Keith Murphy (R-Bedford) has filed an LSR relative to abortions after viability, and Rep. Kathy Souza (R-Manchester)… Read More Bill Proposals Filed for 2018 in Concord

Subcommittee Named to Review Abortion Statistics Bill

Five representatives from the New Hampshire House Health and Human Services committee have been named to a subcommittee studying HB 471, the abortion statistics bill that was retained in committee earlier this year. New Hampshire is one of only three states that do not collect public health information regarding abortion. HHS committee chairman Rep. Frank… Read More Subcommittee Named to Review Abortion Statistics Bill

Dispute Over Fetal Homicide Bill

Five months after its introduction and first hearing, four months after its passage in the New Hampshire Senate, three months after its House hearing, and days after its House passage, language has been discovered in a fetal homicide bill that allegedly would permit assisted suicide and allow pregnant women to get away with murder. House… Read More Dispute Over Fetal Homicide Bill