EMILY’s List makes its Choice for N.H. Governor: Molly Kelly

Fresh off a victory by its preferred candidate in the Manchester mayoral election, EMILY’s List has announced that it is throwing its endorsement and cash into the New Hampshire governor’s race in support of Molly Kelly. Kelly is a Democrat and a former state senator from Keene (district 10). I was in the Senate gallery… Read More EMILY’s List makes its Choice for N.H. Governor: Molly Kelly

But Wait, There’s More

[Update, 2 p.m.: According to a source present at the hearing, the committee voted “inexpedient to legislate” on this bill immediately after the hearing. The bill is likely to go to the full House on February 7.] [Edited 1/24/18 to clarify the distinction between parental consent and notification.] Just when you think you’re on top… Read More But Wait, There’s More

N.H. Informed Consent Bill Hearing Scheduled for Jan. 17

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

Abortion Statistics: “Inexpedient to Legislate,” Says N.H. House

The New Hampshire House today rejected HB 471, on abortion statistics. The bill would have put New Hampshire in line with the Centers for Disease Control, which has collected statistics for abortion surveillance for many years. The vote on an “inexpedient to legislate” motion was 200-154. Two hundred legislators voted like people who are afraid… Read More Abortion Statistics: “Inexpedient to Legislate,” Says N.H. House