Governor Signs Fetal Homicide Law as Families Look On

Sarah and Griffin’s Law has been signed. I was determined to see this happen, in person. I wouldn’t believe it otherwise. New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu signed SB 66 on June 30, and now the fetal homicide measure will be known as Sarah and Griffin’s Law. It will go into effect January 1, 2018. At… Read More Governor Signs Fetal Homicide Law as Families Look On

House and Senate Approve SB 66 Amendment

Update to recent post: In the final legislative session of 2017, the New Hampshire House and Senate accepted an amendment to SB 66 to correct a drafting error.┬áThe bill still has the 20-week provision that drew the ire this month of some pro-life activists. Barring yet another unexpected detour, the next stop for the fetal… Read More House and Senate Approve SB 66 Amendment

N.H. House Approves Fetal Homicide Bill, SB 66

After lengthy debate and four preliminary roll call votes, the New Hampshire House on June 1 voted 186-170 to approve fetal homicide legislation. SB 66 now goes back to the Senate for expected concurrence with a House amendment. From there, the Governor’s desk awaits. Roll call on SB 66, main motion of Ought to Pass… Read More N.H. House Approves Fetal Homicide Bill, SB 66

Fetal Homicide and Women’s Rights: Remember These Women

if fetal homicide legislation is going to be cast as a women’s rights issue, the women who lost children and grandchildren belong front and center.┬áMake sure your state reps know about these women, before the June 1 vote on SB 66. No excuses. I’m not going to link to the mendacious social media posts that… Read More Fetal Homicide and Women’s Rights: Remember These Women