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NH Stonewall Democrats Endorsement
I am honored to be endorsed by those who work for rights and equal treatment of the LGBT community. In so doing they fight all forms of bias.
Rights and Democracy – NH Endorsement
I am honored to be endorsed for the second time by an organization that fights for fair wages, Medicare for all and an equal opportunity for everyone to live the American dream.
Moms Demand Action
Gun Sense Candidate
Based on my record of working to make schools gun-free zones and supporting other gun safety legislation, I have received the Moms Demand Action Candidate recognition award.
June 26, 2019
Gun Free Schools Bill Sent to Governor
This bill that will help police keep guns off schools grounds it on its way to the Governor. It is a sensible bill that does not impinge on anyone's right to own or carry a gun. Making this a state-wide policy, rather than a local decision, means there will be no confusion over where guns are allowed or not allowed.
Here's the text of the bill:
I. No person shall knowingly carry a firearm on public school property, including buildings, grounds, school buses, and vans. Any person who violates the provisions of this paragraph shall be guilty of a class A misdemeanor.
II. This section shall not apply to:
(a) Any person picking up or dropping off a student, provided the firearm remains in a motor vehicle.
(b) Any person authorized by name and in writing by the school board or duly authorized designee to possess a firearm. Such authorization shall not be subject to RSA 91-A [public access to records] and shall specify the weapon or weapons that have been authorized, the purpose and scope of the authorization, and the time period for which the authorization applies. Prior to adopting such authorization, the school board shall hold at least one public hearing, noticed in the usual manner, which shall also include written notice designed to reach the general student population for the purpose of soliciting their input and participation.
(c) Any law enforcement officer, when on duty or service as a school resource officer, or member of the armed services of the United States or National Guard when on duty.
Thanks to all who helped make my primary and general election campaigns successful.
Fiscal Agent: Frances Taylor, PO Box Q, Holderness NH 03245