On Saturday, April 2nd, around 100-200 gun rights activists showed up at the state’s capital to rally in support of the right to keep and bear arms. Organized by the Women’s Defense League of New Hampshire, the annual pro-gun rally is a popular event in New Hampshire. While there are surely gun rights rallies in all 50 states, two major things set the ‘live free or die’ state apart from the others.
Immediately after the bill passed, abortion providers in Texas brought a federal lawsuit against the state for restricting abortion, hoping that Roe V. Wade (The SCOTUS case that legalized abortions throughout the united states) would be used to block the Texas law.
Senate Bill 154 is currently being deliberated in the judiciary committee of the NH Senate. If the bill ultimately passes, it would prohibit state and local police from enforcing any Presidential Executive Order that restricts or regulates the right of people to keep and bear arms. A proposed amendment to the bill would expand it to also nullify state enforcement of gun control passed via federal legislation.
This growing divide illustrates that the states are not united; they are increasingly divided, heading in diverging directions.
Rainwater made a very clear distinction between Libertarians and ‘Republicrats’. With nearly every answer, he politely, yet decisively set himself apart.
Among the issues most important to Johnson are opposing any and all forms of gun control in Wyoming, keeping taxes as low as possible, school choice, eliminating victimless crimes, keeping law enforcement officials accountable and safe, and economic freedom