Tag: State House
The news from Tennessee is deeply troubling. Sununu and his Republican majorities in the State House have already emboldened white nationalists and other far right actors to disrupt local school board meetings and target educators for providing students with age-appropriate curriculum regarding our nation’s history and present. Every student deserves to learn about our country’s history, good and bad, and to engage in conversations about our future.
The Reproductive Freedom Fund of New Hampshire, Granite State Progress, Kent Street Coalition, the NH Handmaid Coalition, and other supporters of reproductive rights hosted a “Our Bodies, Our Access: Stop Sununu’s Abortion Ban” demonstration and press conference to denounce Governor Chris Sununu’s outrageous and cruel abortion ban in the state budget.
Voters send strong message in election where language of HB 544 played prominent role on campaign trail
Amendment is yet another attempt to whitewash American history and limit important conversations on systemic racism and sexism
HB 542 originally blocked the Governor from imposing a ban or limit on in-person gatherings at places of worship during public health or other states of emergency but was amended in the House to also include a provision giving businesses and employees a license to discriminate against others, particularly LGBT families.
Working together, advocates for economic, racial, disability, education, and housing justice uplift united vision for a strong, healthy, and equitable New Hampshire
Medical professionals, business leaders, faith communities, professors, state and local officials, and racial justice leaders are opposed to the inclusion of the White Supremacy Protection Act (also known as HB 544) in the state budget. This bill language would prevent New Hampshire from acknowledging and addressing systemic racism and sexism, creating more barriers to a healthy, safe, and equitable New Hampshire.
Rep. Keith Ammon (R-Free State) and Rep. Daryl Abbas (R-Salem) gathered with hate activists for a so-called Rally Against Anti-Racism at the State House in support of the White Supremacy Protection Act (also known as HB 544) in the state’s budget. Statements from members of the coalition in opposition.
ALERT: On Anniversary of Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, NH Republicans Hold Public Hearing to Roll Back Worker Protections
The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire is a sad reminder of what happens when we do not have strong unions to advocate for safe working conditions. Particularly now, in the middle of a public health pandemic and when unions are at the front line protecting workers from egregious examples of exploitation, we do not need bills that undermine workers’ rights.
CONCORD, NH – Today the NH Senate and House passed the final piece of legislation in a package of gun safety bills headed for the Governor’s desk. HB 109 requires background checks for firearms sales and completely closes… Read More