Marriage Equality Group Pressures New Hampshire Lawmakers To Preserve Law

Standing Up for New Hampshire Families — a bipartisan group working to protect New Hampshire’s same-sex marriage law — is sending mailers to state legislators that asks them to “Stand with the vast majority of New Hampshire voters and support freedom. More than 2-to-1 say, ‘Don’t ban marriage for gay citizens. Don’t take away freedom. Don’t strip people of their rights,” the flyers say. The House Judiciary Committee advanced the repeal measure in October and the full House is expected to take it up in January. The repeal bill would allow anyone to refuse to recognize the civil unions and discriminate against such couples in employment, housing, and public accommodations. The flyer: