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On December 30, 1828, 400 of Dover, New Hampshire’s approximately 800 “mill girls,” women working in the new textile plants, walked off the job in one of the nation’s first strikes and probably the first all-female strike in American history. Given how women are often erased from our labor history, it’s important to note how […]

Live Free or Stupid

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On February 27, 2013
New Hampshire has moronic legislators that challenge any state in the nation: A Republican lawmaker in New Hampshire made a startling comment Tuesday during a debate on a bill that would reduce the penalties for simple assault, claiming that “a lot of people like being in abusive relationships.” The remark by state Rep. Mark Warden […]

Live Free Or Die

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On June 5, 2009
Between travel and parental visits, I neglected to mention New Hampshire’s legalization of same-sex marriage. So you probably already know about it. The key takeaway for the future is that the latest pro-discrimination strategy of making spurious arguments about religious discrimination is that it’s checkers against chess. As New Hampshire shows, it’s pretty easy to […]

Is New Hampshire #5?

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On April 29, 2009

It’s up to John Lynch now. The Democratic-controlled Senate voted 13 to 11 in favor of the bill, but only after a last-minute amendment strengthened language granting legal protections for relig

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