NH Constitution

NH Constitution

Isn’t keeping NH.GOV up to date the Executive Branch’s responsibility, Gov. Sununu?

UPDATED (3/7 from 3/6) and BUMPED: Success!  I did see yesterday (and so did commenter Paul Sand) that NH Dept of IT finally updated the NH Constitution page and added the two duly passed amendments at the top of the page.  This morning I went to take a quick screen shot and update but it …

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Will Gov Chris Sununu veto SB241?

Our standard of measure (an engineering term that Gov. Sununu should know well) here at GraniteGrok includes the NH Constitution.  SB241 is yet another attempt to implement a 19th-century technology, a choo-choo train, for the benefit of a very few at the expense of very many. And of course, they are at it again with a …

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Anti-Gun Bills: The Short View

I don’t believe that the Democratic majorities in the House and Senate have any interest in protecting rights that they don’t think are important — in particular, the right to keep and bear arms for self-defense, whether against criminals, or against the state. But I do believe that they are interested in power — that is, …

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Anti-Gun Bills: The Long View

The first thing to be said about all of the firearm-related bills being considered in Concord is that they take the wrong approach toward the goals sought by their sponsors.  The right approach would be to amend the New Hampshire Constitution to declare that not all persons have the right to defend themselves, to claim …

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Of the State of War

Locke’s third chapter is on the State of War. It is an expository on the concept presented in the previous chapter regarding when one individual broaches another’s right to life, liberty and property. In the Of the State of Nature, we learned that one person broaches another’s natural rights he declares himself an enemy to …

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Our Turn: “New Hampshire House will Not be a Soft Target”

by Jess Edwards Editorial Note: Kimberly Morin, writing earlier today, quoted an Op-Ed written by Republican Reps in the Concord Monitor Because the Concord Monitor has a “freemium” paywall (you get to see a limited number of articles per month and then you have to pay up!), we are presenting the Op-Ed in full for …

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PR: NH House Republican Alliance on Democrats violating the NH Constitution

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 2, 2019 CONTACT: James Spillane, HRA Tri-Chair (603) 463-5623 James@jamesspillane.org Concord: The House Republican Alliance released the following message in response to the partisan vote on House Rules that instituted an ban on the carry or possession of deadly weapons in the House chambers by legislators. The three chairs of the …

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Of the State of Nature

Locke’s second Chapter is on the concept state of nature. Locke then states that having defined political power, one must understand the it from the original from which it is derived. That is the ideal state of nature. Locke’s ideal state of nature is important because it is his baseline, that reference point against which …

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