The New Hampshire House has voted Inexpedient to Legislate on HB 1787. The roll call vote was 218-109 on the ITL motion.
(Updated to add link to recording of Senate debate and vote.) On a 12-10 vote, the New Hampshire Senate has killed a bill that would have paved the way for assisted suicide. I did not see that result coming. Thank-yous are in order, including one I didn’t think I’d ever be writing. Voting “inexpedient to… Read More SB 490 was gateway to assisted suicide, and the Senate just slammed it shut for now
New Hampshire readers may recall Jennifer Christie, keynote speaker at the state March for Life last month. She survived a savage sexual assault, and she and her husband are raising & loving her child who was conceived from that assault. Great love, great courage. I include Jennifer as one of the Voices to Trust I’ve… Read More Link of Note: Jennifer Christie
HB 1707 will have a hearing before the New Hampshire House Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs committee on January 17 at 11:00 a.m. in room 205 of the Legislative Office Building in Concord. This Abortion Information Act requires a physician who performs an abortion, or the referring physician, to provide the pregnant woman with… Read More N.H. Informed Consent Bill Hearing Scheduled for Jan. 17
For more about Melissa and her journey, read her book You Carried Me. I’ve featured her before on the blog as part of the Voices to Trust series.
In the New Hampshire House, a 400-member legislative body, vacancies aren’t all that unusual. Deaths, moves, the occasional resignation out of the blue: stuff happens, and 2017 has been a happenin’ year, with something like eight or nine House vacancies. A Senate seat has opened up as well. Be aware if your district’s involved in… Read More On Local Elections