Statement on NH House Vote on HB 351, Safe Storage of Firearms

HB 351 promotes safe storage of firearms to protect children and communities; it is the latest gun violence prevention bill to be shot down by the Republican-led NH state legislature this year, stifling progress to create safer communities and save lives

NH Gun Violence Prevention Coalition Statement on President Biden’s Executive Order on Gun Safety Measures

A new executive order by President Biden tightens background check laws and increases support for extreme risk protection orders to keep firearms out of the hands of those who are a danger to themselves or others, along with efforts to hold the gun industry accountable and address the marketing of firearms to minors

NH Gun Violence Prevention Coalition Statement Following House Votes on Background Checks, Gun Free Schools, Extreme Risk Protection Orders, and Partial State Nullification

HB 59 would close background check loopholes, HB 32 keeps guns out of our schools, HB 106 passes an extreme risk protection order, and HB 78 repeals Sununu’s partial state nullification bill from last session

Public Education Advocates Request the Department of Education to Halt 306 Rules Revision Until Clear Public Process and Timeline Established

Professional educators, parents, and community leaders from some of the state’s leading public education organizations have signed a joint letter requesting the New Hampshire Department of Education and the NH State Board of Education to halt the current 306 Rules revision process until a more transparent and inclusive public process and timeline is established for the consequential rules. 

LGBTQ+ Advocates and Moms Speak Out Against CD 1 Republican Candidate Karoline Leavitt Targeting LGBTQ+ Youth

Today CD 1 Republican Candidate Karoline Leavitt held a press conference outside of West High School in Manchester, NH to demand that school officials out LGBTQ+ students to their families – a move that directly interferes in parent-child relationships and could put some Granite State students at risk for harm. A group of moms attended the press conference in person to instead share messages of love and support for LGBTQ+ students.

Film Director of Civil War (Or, Who Do We Think We Are?) to Join NH Education and Racial Justice Leaders for Film Screening and Panel Discussion on Tuesday, September 27th at Red River Theatres

Film explores how Americans portray the story of the Civil War across the nation, and the ongoing impacts on society, public education, and racial justice

Back to School Gun Violence Prevention Assembly Scheduled for Saturday, September 10th at 10:00 AM at Concord High School

As another school year begins, students, parents, educators, and community members gather to remember victims of gun violence and to work toward safer schools and communities

ICYMI: NH Attorney General Releases Interim Guidance Potentially Invalidating Major Portions of HB 1178, An Extreme and Dangerous Gun Lobby Law Signed by Gov. Chris Sununu

New interim guidance from Attorney General’s office allows state and local police, school officials to respond to firearms related threats and to notify federal law enforcement, despite state law prohibiting cooperation and enforcement; public safety advocates hail interim guidance as victory

Webinar Briefing on HB 1178’s Dangerous Public Safety Impacts for New Hampshire – Wednesday, June 22nd at 1:00 PM

HB 1178 prohibits state and local cooperation or enforcement of federal firearms laws, leaving our schools and communities dangerously vulnerable

Webinar Briefing on HB 1431’s Dangerous Impacts for LGBTQ+ Youth – Wednesday, May 11th at 3:00 PM in Response to Committee of Conference Announcement

HB 1431, New Hampshire’s version of a “Don’t Say Gay” ‘parental rights’ bill, creates unsafe learning environments for students, risks their mental health, and undermines the state’s obligation to provide an adequate and inclusive education for all New Hampshire students