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Marriage and the NHGOP

By Carolyn McKinney – (Reposted) To advocates for removing “traditional” from marriage in the NHGOP platform. First, you are guilty of using the most frustrating and pernicious leftist debate tactic. To try to make your case, you use examples outside the norm – such as families who adopt, grandparents raising their grandchildren, single parents due to …

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“a bridge too far”

By Jeff Chidester “Republican Gov. Chris Sununu said he will sign the recently passed bill” – The public accommodation provision (of HB1319) was a bridge too far for me and many others. Shame on those that could not support a commonsense measure that would have respected the right of privacy. This is not about equality, but …

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Why the obsession with spending money to attract people to move into New Hampshire

(or to keep them from leaving?) By Dan Moriarty Have you ever visited the Grand Canyon? If you were there would you ask yourself how you can spend people’s taxes to attract more visitors? While waiting in line to enter the sold-out Zion National Park would you think of ways to get more millennials to …

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Sen. Avard Commends Senate Passage of Constitutional Amendment Restoring Taxpayer Standing

Press Release For Immediate Release: May 3, 2018 Media Contact: Kate Spiner (603) 271-3043 Kate.Spiner@leg.state.nh.us<mailto:Kate.Spiner@leg.state.nh.us> Avard commends Senate passage of constitutional amendment restoring taxpayer standing Concord- NH — Senator Kevin Avard (R-Nashua) issued a statement following passage of CACR 15 Wednesday which would give taxpayers standing to bring actions against the government.

The NFL “Invests” 90 Million to Turn Players Into Social Justice Warriors

By Jim Johnson The National Football League and a handful of player advocates have compromised to reach what they believe is workable consensus 90 million dollars over seven years. A mere pittance when compared to league Commissioner Roger Goodell’s salary. (Between 2008 and 2015 Goodell was paid more than $205 million). “Our partnership is designed …

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Senate Hearing for Gender Identity Bill, HB 1319: Monday, April 16, 1:30 p.m.

By Cornerstone via Email Update Important Reminders! Gender Identity Bill Hearing Tomorrow, Monday, April 16 Tell Your Senator to Vote No on Therapy Ban Bill Senate Hearing for Gender Identity Bill, HB 1319: Monday, April 16, 1:30 p.m. Supporters of “gender identity” policy are deeply committed to passing HB 1319, a flawed and dangerous bill. …

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The constitutionality of education savings accounts

By NH State Rep Glenn Cordelli Recently two of my colleagues in the New Hampshire House wrote that Senate Bill 193, the “school voucher” bill, is unconstitutional (Monitor Forum, March 24). I believe that my friends are incorrect, and the U.S. Supreme Court agrees with me. Let me start out by correcting the repeated line about a voucher …

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