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

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

Update: Those “Common Sense” Initiatives Sununu Supported

Six months ago, just before the last statewide election in New Hampshire, a concerned pro-life Republican elicited a letter from Chris Sununu listing some pro-life initiatives Sununu would back if he were elected governor. Number of those initiatives that Governor Sununu has had a chance to sign: zero. Fetal Homicide Bill: House and Senate versions… Read More Update: Those “Common Sense” Initiatives Sununu Supported

N.H. House rejects post-viability limit on abortion

All nine months: that’s how far into pregnancy abortion is legal in New Hampshire. Viable, non-viable, with or without “anomalies”: all irrelevant. What’s more, any abortion-minded woman in New Hampshire is entitled to a dead baby, not merely a terminated pregnancy. Rep. Keith Murphy and ten co-sponsors brought forward HB 578 in an effort to… Read More N.H. House rejects post-viability limit on abortion

House refuses to repeal buffer zone law

The New Hampshire House has given thumbs-down to repealing the state’s unenforced buffer zone law, rejecting HB 589 with a 191-165 “inexpedient to legislate” (ITL) vote. This is the third unsuccessful attempt to repeal 2014’s buffer zone law, which gives abortion providers the ability to prohibit exercise of First Amendment rights on public property near… Read More House refuses to repeal buffer zone law