These Bills Would Ban Memes, Posts, & Videos

A number of bills proposed by legislators in New Hampshire this session may be worrisome for supporters of free speech. Three bills relate to posting things online that any person may find objectionable. 

Eleven Democrats from the New Hampshire House and Senate sponsored House Bill 1500. 

The bill would add very broad new crimes to the state’s ‘Forgery and Fraudulent Practices’ statutes. According to the bill’s own text:

Trump Loves Free College, Haley Hates Privacy

In a recent video, Donald Trump unveiled his latest campaign promise: Give the socialists what they have been striving for – a socialist college system administered and funded by the federal government that is tuition-free. Chuck and Nate from ‘Liberty At Night’ pointed out, the program would not likely be completed before 2028, at which point Trump would have to leave office, anyway. (When’s the last time the government efficiently created a huge new program?) In 2029, the socialist college would be controlled by President Newsom or Warren…what could go wrong?

Free The Donuts

In June 2022, Leavitt’s bakery allowed local high school students to paint a colorful mural above its entryway. Depicting various baked goods and a rising sun, the town politicians of Conway decided that the mural is a ‘sign’ for advertising and not a work of art, and is illegal. In true arbitrary fashion, they insist the mural would be allowed were it smaller, or even if it were above the farm stand next door. Just not where it is on the property of the bakery.