Peace Officer Screening Sparks Debate

Peace Officer Screening Sparks Debate

CONCORD – The Red River Theatre, in conjunction with New Hampshire Public Television, sponsored a free screening of the award-winning documentary, Peace Officer. The film tells the story of William “Dub” Lawrence, a retired cop who personally experienced the effects of the militarization of U.S. police forces.  Dub now works as a sewer repairman. He […]

NHLA Honored A Record-Breaking Number

NHLA Honored A Record-Breaking Number

CONCORD – The New Hampshire Liberty Alliance held its annual fundraiser, the Liberty Dinner, on Sunday, July 19th at the Bektash Shriners Center in Concord, NH.  Attendance was over 200, significantly higher than the past several years. The NHLA honored a record-breaking number of pro-liberty State Representatives for their voting record in the past legislative […]

Militarization of Law Enforcement Panel at UNH

Militarization of Law Enforcement Panel at UNH

DURHAM – The University of New Hampshire Justice Studies Program hosted a panel discussion on the militarization of law enforcement. Panelists included Carla Gericke, President of the Free State Project; Perry Plummer, Director of Homeland Security and Emergency Management for New Hampshire; JR Hoell, NH State Representative and Secretary of the New Hampshire Firearms Coalition; […]

BEARCAT in Keene Mocked by John Oliver on HBO

NEW YORK CITY – Last night John Oliver, host of the HBO comedy program Last Week Tonight, focused on the current events in Ferguson, MO, where de facto martial law has been declared and the National Guard has been mobilized in response to citizen protests over the police shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old black man.  […]

Medical Marijuana Patients List Grievances

Medical Marijuana Patients List Grievances

Issue #10 – Thursday, July 24, 2014 CONCORD – Wednesday, July 23rd marked the one year anniversary of the signing of HB573, New Hampshire’s Medical Marijuana law.  However, the final version of the bill was deeply disappointing to patients and relegalization activists.  It excludes post-traumatic stress disorder as a valid medical condition for which medical […]

Maggie Hassan, NH Governor, is High on Hypocrisy

Issue #8 – Thursday, July 10, 2014 By Bill Walker [Editor’s Note: this essay was originally published 2/13/2014] This week New Hampshire governor Maggie Hassan (D) boasted that she is a former marijuana user. The revelation came on WMUR-TV’s Sunday morning “Close-Up” program, when the governor was asked by host Josh McElveen whether she had […]