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US: New Hampshire (News/Activism)

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  • NH Group to Christie: Forget Primary Win if you Sign Gun Bill

    08/03/2013 9:57:57 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 27 replies
    NewsMax ^ | Aug 3, 2013 | Reuters
    A gun-rights group in the bellwether presidential primary state of New Hampshire has warned New Jersey Governor Chris Christie that signing gun control bills passed by his state's Legislature could have consequences if he runs for president in 2016. The Pro-Gun New Hampshire coalition urged its members this week to call and email Christie to ask him to veto the proposed laws, posing a political dilemma for Christie as he seeks re-election in November in the Democratic-leaning state while also eyeing the national stage. Christie has a September deadline to sign a number of firearm-related bills seen by their supporters...
  • Bloomberg gun-control group facing internal backlash amid growing profile

    07/30/2013 2:49:02 PM PDT · by neverdem · 10 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 29, 2013 | Barnini Chakraborty
    New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is losing part of his arsenal of local leaders as more and more long-time members of his gun-control group Mayors Against Illegal Guns say they aren’t happy with the coalition’s trajectory and want out. While the group apparently is growing in membership overall amid an effort to assume a larger profile in the national gun debate, it's turning some members off. In the past five months, 50 members of the group have quit. Many say they did so because the organization abandoned its mission statement of going after illegal guns, and instead used its political...
  • Concerns raised about voter eligibility (NH Voter Fraud)

    07/24/2013 9:57:33 PM PDT · by Aglooka · 29 replies
    WMUR ^ | 07/23/2013 | WMUR
    State Sen. Martha Fuller Clark, D-District 21, has eight people registered to vote under her single-family address in Portsmouth. Several of them came to New Hampshire to work on campaigns for various periods of time and voted in elections before moving on. When asked about the legitimacy of their domicile status, Clark said: "By and large, the young people who stayed with me were committed to New Hampshire, but given their age, whether they intended to stay is impossible to predict."
  • Mayors misled: Gun group needs a new name - Mayors Against Illegal Guns suffers from its overreach.

    07/24/2013 10:31:31 AM PDT · by neverdem · 15 replies
    Union Leader (NH) ^ | July 22. 2013 | Masthead Editorial
    Nashua Mayor Donalee Lozeau quit New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s anti-gun group Mayors Against Illegal Guns after it exposed its true mission: to pursue strict new gun-control laws. She has had plenty of company. A review of the group’s membership by news and entertainment website found that it has lost more than 50 members who have quit, lost re-election or had their terms expire. Lozeau quit after she saw the group’s first ad attacking U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte for voting against a gun-control bill. “I said, ‘Wait a minute, I don’t want to be part of something like...
  • Maine bill to allow uniformed recruiters into public schools falls short

    07/10/2013 5:37:36 PM PDT · by pabianice · 8 replies
    Stars and Stripes ^ | 7/10/13 | Thistle
    AUGUSTA, Maine — Lawmakers who are also military veterans were angered Tuesday when a host of their colleagues switched votes on a bill that would have required public schools to give recruiters in uniform access to school grounds. According to the Maine Department of Education, a handful of schools in Maine have disallowed uniformed recruiters but those opposed to the legislation said there was no evidence recruiters in uniform were being barred. The bill was offered by the administration of Maine's Republican Gov. Paul LePage. Republicans who supported the bill, LD 1503, noted 20 Democrats who voted for the measure...
  • Who are MAIG’s NH “gun victims”? The word “victim” only fits one.

    06/27/2013 5:36:49 AM PDT · by marktwain · 5 replies ^ | 26 June, 2013 | Weaponsman
    Recently, the Mayor of Dover NH, Dean Trefethen, has been asked to quit Mike Bloomberg’s Illegal Mayors against Guns (as the mayor of Nashua did), but has doubled down on his membership. He takes pride in standing alongside some 30 mayors arrested for crimes from bribery to buggery and back again, and pride in trying to stop “the epidemic of gun violence,” which in New Hampshire as well as the rest of America refers mostly to bummed-out losers whacking themselves (something that happens everywhere in the world where bummed-out losers despair about their miserable lives), and to criminal losers being...
  • 23 Scouts hospitalized after lightning strike in Belmont, New Hampshire

    06/25/2013 6:13:03 AM PDT · by massmike · 49 replies ^ | 06/25/2013 | Ian Johnston
    Twenty-three Boy Scouts were hospitalized after a lightning strike in New Hampshire on Monday night, a fire chief said. Chief David Parenti, of Belmont Fire Station, said the Scouts, aged from 12 to 16, were at the Griswold Scout Reservation in Belmont when the incident happened. Parenti told NBC station WHDH that many of the injuries were minor burns. He said six scouts were given cardiac monitors because the burns were in the chest area. However, he said this was done mostly as a precaution.
  • Bloomberg's Gun Control Rally Names Boston Bomber as Victim of Gun Violence

    06/19/2013 11:01:17 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | June 19, 2013 | AWR Hawkins
    At a June 18 gun control rally in New Hampshire sponsored by New York mayor Michael Bloomberg's Mayors Against Illegal Guns group, the name of Boston bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev was read aloud as a recent victim of gun violence. Throughout the rally, organizers read a list of names of people who had been killed with guns since the Dec. 14 shootings at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT. When they read Tsarnaev's name, pro-gun supporters who were at the rally to counter Bloomberg's group began shouting, "He's a terrorist," according to a report by Tim Buckland of the...
  • Heckler subdued with stun gun at gun control rally

    06/19/2013 7:23:59 AM PDT · by Daffynition · 58 replies ^ | Jun 19, 2013 | staff reporter
    CONCORD, N.H. —Police used an electronic stun gun to subdue a Brentwood man Tuesday night at a gun control rally in Concord. A News 9 camera was on the scene when officers took 52-year-old Daniel Musso to the ground shortly after he interrupted a speech in favor of expanded background checks for people purchasing guns. Reporter Adam Sexton watched the altercation unfold.
  • Cold-Case Murders of 4 Females Brought Back to Life by New Images, DNA Tests

    06/15/2013 11:37:42 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    CNN ^ | Sat June 15, 2013 | Phil Gast
    The woman was related to at least two of the three children. Was she their doting mother? An adoring aunt? Or, given her relative youth, perhaps a much older sister? "That leaves you with so many possibilities," says New Hampshire State Police Sgt. Joe Ebert. All four females are long dead, their bodies crammed into two 55-gallon barrels, the first barrel discovered by a hunter in 1985, the other 15 years later. They have never been identified. Now, there's a new push to solve a cold case that has stymied determined investigators.
  • NH:UPDATED: Manchester police say home invasion preceded fatal shooting at Lake Avenue apartment

    06/12/2013 10:08:32 AM PDT · by marktwain · 2 replies
    MANCHESTER -- A man shot and killed early Sunday morning at a Lake Avenue apartment had kicked open the door and rushed at the resident along with another intruder, authorities said Monday. Authorities said they have not charged the shooter, although an investigation continues. They would not identify the shooter Monday, but said the victim was Michael Larocque Jr., 24. An autopsy determined that Larocque died from a gunshot wound to the arm and abdomen, prosecutors said. According to homicide prosecutors, the apartment resident told police he armed himself with a handgun when he heard unknown people on his porch....
  • Five states where GOP recruits could make difference in fight for Senate

    06/08/2013 6:20:49 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 11 replies
    The Hill ^ | June 8, 2013
    The party has an outside chance of winning the five or six seats it needs to retake control, but needs to find top-tier recruits in several states and is running out of time to do so. ....Here are five states where the party needs to land strong candidates to broaden the battleground and have a hope of winning back the Senate. Michigan Iowa Montana Arkansas New Hampshire
  • The Daily Caller presents: The first annual College Stupidity Awards

    06/05/2013 4:34:46 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 5 replies ^ | 6-5-2013 | Robby Soave
    ItÂ’s commencement season. College seniors across the country are donning mortarboards, getting misty-eyed and preparing to face the realities of President Barack ObamaÂ’s sparkling economic recovery. The Daily Caller is a little misty-eyed, too, because college students will soon disperse from campuses for a long summer, which likely means far fewer stories about stupid and otherwise outrageous occurrences on campus. The time is right, then, to celebrate the academic year that was. Here are the 20 stupidest, most outrageous and most cringe-worthy campus moments of 2012-13. Florida Atlantic University: Worst university in AmericaWhat an embarrassing year for Florida Atlantic. The...
  • The NO Rush Limbaugh Show With Mark Steyn,M-F,12NOONPM-3PM,EDT,WABC AM,June 4,2013

    06/04/2013 7:23:15 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 44 replies
    The EIB Network ^ | June 4, 2013 | Mark Steyn
    Call The Rush Limbaugh Show program line between 12 Noon and 3PM Eastern Time at: 1-800-282-2882 E-mail Rush: Fax Rush at: 212-445-3963 Write a letter to Rush and mail it to: The Rush Limbaugh Show 1270 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10020 Join This Ping List Now! Click Here To Join this Ping List!
  • No Rush Limbaugh Show,Mark Steyn,M-F,EDT,12NOON-3PM,WABC AM,May 29,2013

    05/29/2013 8:17:09 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 100 replies
    The EIB Network ^ | May 29,2013 | Mark Steyn
    Call The Rush Limbaugh Show program line between 12 Noon and 3PM Eastern Time at: 1-800-282-2882 E-mail Rush: Fax Rush at: 212-445-3963 Write a letter to Rush and mail it to: The Rush Limbaugh Show 1270 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10020 Join This Ping List Now! Click Here To Join this Ping List!
  • N.Y. 3 Feet of Snow: Reversed Global Warming Causes Unusual Amount of Snowfall on...

    05/27/2013 7:31:07 AM PDT · by Libloather · 32 replies
    Kpopstarz ^ | 5/27/13
    N.Y. 3 Feet of Snow: Reversed Global Warming Causes Unusual Amount of Snowfall on Memorial Day Weekend In New York [PHOTOS] 3 feet of snow had just fallen in New York over Memorial Day weekend, and the unusual amount of snowfall sparked speculations that say the extreme weather was caused by reversed global warming. **SNIP** Although during May of last year, the temperature had been going up due to global warming, this year's Memorial Day weekend experienced what some have called "reversed global warming," as the temperature is dropping much more than usual. Residents of New York were surprised to...
  • 3 people caught on camera stealing gun from store

    05/20/2013 11:50:28 AM PDT · by Daffynition · 31 replies ^ | May 16, 2013 | staff reporter
    HOOKSETT, N.H. —Hooksett police are searching for three people accused of stealing a gun from a business. Police said a woman and two men stole a 357 Sig Sauer semi-automatic handgun from Riley's Sport Shop. Surveillance cameras show the woman reaching around one of the cabinets and removing a gun and knife. Police said she then walked to the back of the store and cut off the security tag on another gun. She and the two men are seen leaving the store with a gun.
  • 'Robin Hoods' who feed parking meters are hit with lawsuit in New Hampshire

    05/18/2013 3:52:34 AM PDT · by billorites · 65 replies
    NBC News ^ | May 18, 2013 | Erin McClam
    A group of self-styled Robin Hoods who scamper around the streets of a New Hampshire city and feed expired parking meters for strangers has been hit with a harassment lawsuit. The city of Keene says its three parking inspectors have been taunted, insulted and followed by the group — to the point that one of them says he has suffered heart palpitations and is thinking about quitting his job. In its lawsuit, the city is asking a court to order the group not to come within 50 feet of the parking inspectors. The suit names six defendants, most of them...
  • US Naval Academy Instructor Teaching On Behalf Of US Muslim Brotherhood

    05/17/2013 5:23:29 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 15 replies
    According to promotional material, a United States Naval Academy professor is teaching on behalf of the International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT), a part of the US Muslim Brotherhood and where global Brotherhood leader Youssef Qaradawi reportedly serves as a trustee. IIIT recently announced its Summer Students Program for 2013 to be held from May 26 – July 3. According to the IIIT announcement, one of the instructors for the program will be Professor Ermin Sinanovic, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland who will be teaching the following...
  • The Seven Senators Who Asked the IRS to "Investigate" Non-profits

    05/17/2013 5:41:02 PM PDT · by freeandfreezing · 30 replies
    Independent Sector ^ | Feb. 16, 2012 | The 7 Senators
    Dear Commissioner Shulman: We write to inquire if the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") is investigating or intends to investigate whether groups designated as "social welfare" organizations, and thus receiving tax and other advantages under section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC), 26 U.S.C. 501(c)4), are improperly engaged in a substantial or even a predominant amount of campaign activity.... Signed, Michael F. Bennet, U.S. Senator Al Franken, U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen, U.S. Senator Tom Udall, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, U.S. Senator