The Exchange
9:00 am
Mon May 19, 2014

Statehouse Updates: N.H. Death Penalty Repeal & Abortion Buffer Zone

N.H.'s Death Penalty Faces a Last Repeal Attempt for the Year

Although the matter seemed settled for the year after the State Senate tabled a repeal bill, longtime opponents of capital punishment in the House are making one last attempt. 

  • Renny Cushing - Democratic Representative from Hampton. He is a longtime opponent of the death penalty, and is executive director of Murder Victims' Families for Human Rights.
  • Nancy Stiles – Republican Senator from Hampton. Senator Stiles opposes the death penalty repeal.
  • Garry Rayno - Statehouse reporter for The Union Leader and New Hampshire Sunday News.
    Credit cmh2315fl / Flickr/CC

Bill to Require Abortion Clinic Buffer Zones in N.H.

  • Bryan McCormack – executive director of Cornerstone, a conservative public policy think tank.
  • Garry Rayno – Statehouse reporter for The Union Leader and New Hampshire Sunday News.
  • Laura Thibault - executive director for NARAL Pro-Choice New Hampshire.

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