Author Archives: Julie Smiley

ACLU Call to Action to Protect NH Women


The NH House Criminal Justice Committee will soon vote on SB 66 — fetal personhood. SB 66 would include a fetus in the definition of “another” for the purposes of first and second degree murder, manslaughter, negligent homicide, and causing or aiding suicide. SB 66 is unnecessary and inconsistent with current law. If passed SB 66 will have consequences that threaten the rights and health of women in our state. read more

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SB 3 is Voter Suppression – Take Action!

NH SB 3, a bill that will substantially increase restrictions on voting registration, has gained national attention from Priorities USA, who state the bill is simply ‘voter suppression’.

While there is no evidence to support claims of voter fraud in NH and elections see extremely low voter turnout, it cannot benefit democracy to increase voting restrictions.  read more

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NH Grassroots Phonebanking from Home

Do something highly impactful from home! Join one of Granite State Progress‘ ongoing phone-banks calling constituents in the districts of key legislators and “patching” them through to speak to their legislator. Happening every Tuesday and Wednesday evening in March, from 4:30 – 7:30 PM, from the comfort of your own home. Email tim@granitestateprogress.org for more information. read more

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Protect Reproductive Rights in NH

Call to Action from the ACLU of New Hampshire.

As early as next Wednesday, March 8, the New Hampshire House of Representatives will vote on a bill (HB 578) introduced to restrict the right of women to make private medical decisions later in pregnancy and to chip away at abortion rights in New Hampshire. read more

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Permitless Carry – Governor Action

SB12 permit less carry will hit Governor Sununu’s desk any day now. The NH chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense are still asking everyone to call the Governor’s office 603-271-2121 to urge him to VETO SB12. Please continue to ask family and friends to call. read more

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