Make Your Activism for Liberty a Habit Activism for Liberty has a definite purpose. That is to bring about political and societal change in the direction of more individual freedom. It isn't merely the act of telling people our opinions. It involves action with the intent of influencing others toward greater awareness, understanding, and practice of the principles of Liberty. Here are… (Read more)
Team handing out gold standard at state house Make an Impact! This November, "The most important election of our lifetime"TM will take place. No - not that one. I of course speak about the election for the NH Liberty Alliance Director of Research.  Though clearly the opening statement is tongue-in-cheek, it is fair to say that the selection of board members for our organization is important… (Read more)
2020 NHLA Fundraisers After careful consideration, NHLA has decided not to hold the annual fundraiser, Liberty Dinner, in its traditional form. This decision wasn't taken lightly, and due to many factors, we believe it is the right course of action. We hope that you will continue to support NHLA and consider a donation to support our future endeavors.… (Read more)
Missed Opportunities and Second Chances Since at least the 1800s there has been a legal maxim that states that hard cases make bad law. This adage recognizes that it is possible that in responding to a particularly horrific and recent circumstance, there is a risk of drafting legislation that is a poor basis for the wide array of circumstances that… (Read more)
Authoritarianism & Homework Does voting really count? Why bother to vote? These are questions that came to mind recently when I read the text of House Bill 1309. It would amend current law by adding in the following: “Unless restricted by any provision of law, the vote on a petitioned warrant article shall be binding upon the town”… (Read more)
Make lemonade with the new NHLA Forum The COVID-19 event is the perfect opportunity to observe and analyze the failures of government. It will be fresh in the minds of legislators at the next legislative session, creating the opportunity to argue for better approaches, and pointing out failures. On the other hand, the Authoritarians and Socialists will want to introduce draconian, anti-Liberty… (Read more)
The Snoopers’ Dream Is there no limit to the lengths school administrators will go to undermine families? Judging by House Bill 1459, a bill I recently weighed in against in a public hearing in Concord, their nerve shows no bounds. Under current law, parents have to give written permission for their children to fill out non-academic surveys. HB1459… (Read more)
Lemonade Freedom Do you ever read about something in the news that gets your blood boiling? HB1147, currently in the NH House Municipal and County Government Committee, gets mine up to a thousand degrees. Don’t get me wrong; it’s a positive, simple, and logical piece of legislation that needs to be voted into law without hesitation, but… (Read more)
Protectionist Bill Ends Program That Allows More EMS Workers in NH A bill proposed by three Republicans and three Democrats would remove New Hampshire from the interstate EMS compact called ‘REPLICA’ (Recognition of EMS Personnel Licensure Interstate CompAct), which is currently comprised of 18 states. The compact was created in order to make it a little easier for ambulance providers to hire EMTs and paramedics who… (Read more)
What is Local Control? Time and time again when legislation comes up we hear the “local control” argument. More often than not, it’s when the state or federal government propose legislation that infringes on freedom and limits opportunity. Sometimes, it happens when the state or federal government proposes legislation that increases liberty and freedom, and expands opportunity. In case… (Read more)
Let’s Make New Hampshire’s Automotive Tint Laws Less Draconian New Hampshire RSA 265:95 forbids any aftermarket tint on the driver or passenger side windows. The law is primarily enforced during the yearly inspection and will cause a vehicle to fail the safety inspection. States have progressively been moving to allow aftermarket tint on windows. In 1993, sixteen states did not allow any tint on… (Read more)

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The NHLA is a non-partisan coalition working to increase individual freedom in New Hampshire. We review and rate bills in the State Legislature, and recommend how legislators should vote on bills, based on how they affect individual liberties. We compile report cards on legislators, based on their support for individual liberty. We also assist the campaigns of Liberty candidates for the New Hampshire Legislature, and, provide assistance to local families or persons in need. Learn more…

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