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New Hampshire is one of 32 states that allow the death penalty. The NH State Legislature is currently considering a bill, HB1170 FN, which would repeal the death penalty. Supporters of the repeal, including some of the state’s key religious leaders, have raised concerns about the morality and fairness of the death penalty, as well as its cost and ineffectiveness as a deterrent. Opponents of the repeal say that the state has considered the death penalty very rarely, and only for a small number of very serious crimes.
Rev. Walter Everett, retired pastor of the United Methodist Church in Hartford, Conn., an ardent advocate of the anti-death penalty movement who serves on the boards of Murder Victims’ Families for Human Rights and the Pennsylvania Abolitionists United Against the Death Penalty.
Rev. Marcel I. Martel, associate pastor of Saint Michael Parish in Exeter and Saint Mary Parish, Newmarket. Rev. Daniel Ferry, a retired Episcopal priest and a member of the NH Coalition to Repeal the Death Penalty.
Community Celebrates 50th Anniversary of March on Washington Governor Hassan to join community reading of the “I Have a Dream” speech CONCORD—On August 28 at 3 pm on the State House lawn, community members will gather to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington with a reading of Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. A group of 24 readers will represent the “rich diversity of our New Hampshire community,” explained Maggie Fogarty, of the American Friends Service Committee, one of the groups organizing the event. Readers include people with disabilities, youth, immigrants, clergy, African-Americans, as well … Continue reading →
That’s the subject of an email communication from Senator Jeanne Shaheen to her “dear friends.” It starts out with the sentence: I think you’d agree with me that Congress needs to be promoting economic growth and innovation Well, I might, if it weren’t for the fact that, at least recently, the Congressional track record of […]
It’s time to celebrate! Plan New Hampshire Annual Awards Dinner and Program April 3, 2013 5:30 – 9:00 pm at Fratello’s in Manchester Cash bar ~ Networking ~ Buffet Dinner ~ Tables of 8* Recognition ~ Awards ~ Celebration Please join friends, colleagues and others as Plan NH honors outstanding examples of excellence in planning, […]
The moon on the breast of the new fallen snow gave the lustre of midday to objects below. — Dean Barker (@deanbarker) December 29, 2012 Sure hope you all have been able to enjoy some quiet NH moments over the past few days. 2012 is rapidly coming to a close and 2013 is just around […]
This was published as an op-ed in the November 23, 2012 edition of the Conway Daily Sun newspaper. On November 8 (the day after the election), the NY Times had an article in their style section titled: “NH’s All-Mother Congressional Delegation (and Governor),” written by KJ Dell’ Antonia. Ms. Dell’Antonia writes about how NH has […]
Obama wins nationally but: http://magazines.scholastic.com/Election-2012/Vote
This was published as an op-ed in the October 12, 2012 edition of the Conway Daily Sun Newspaper On February 7, 2011, newly minted Speaker of the New Hampshire House, Bill O’Brien had this to say: “We are committed to bringing transparency to state government and making it easier for people to know what their […]
In 2003, Mass. Governor Mitt Romney extended ropes 250 feet out into Lake Winnepesaukee to keep the peasants from bothering him by using his lake. Here's the link: ”http://www.boston.com/news/local/new_hampshire/articles/2003/09/22/romneys_security_in_nh_bugs_neighbors/” Character counts.