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A Tale of Two Gun Bills

February 7th, 2016 - 4:50pm by FTL_Ian in

Last week’s state house committee hearings featured two very different gun proposals. The first, HB 1314 , is excellent. It would allow people to carry guns into colleges or any other government-funded entity. The other, HB 1657 is terrible. It would create a huge list of places where guns would not be allowed, including anywhere with a liquor license, hospitals, polling places, churches, and other clear constitutional violations of the right to property and religion.

In the case of the awful gun prohibition bill, the testimony was entirely against it, with the exception of the bill’s sponsor who spoke first. It was an avalanche of pro-weapons-freedom testimony which was well-spoken by its advocates. (This happens in NH anytime gun freedom is threatened. Self-defense supporters come out in large number to testify for gun freedom.) The bill went down...

Video of Darryl W. Perry’s Closing Keynote @ Keenevention 2015

February 5th, 2016 - 11:47pm by FTL_Ian in

Keene activist of the year Darryl W. Perry gave the closing speech at Keenevention 2015, where he discussed why he cares about liberty, and why you should care enough to get active. Here’s the full video of his speech :

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Stay tuned to the Keenevention blog for the official announcement for the 2016 Keenevention coming soon! You can also follow the new Keenevention Twitter and Keenevention’s facebook page .

FSP Reaches 20,000, Closes Signups, to Hold Press Conference at 11am Eastern

February 3rd, 2016 - 10:00am by FTL_Ian in

Free State Project president Carla Gericke announced that the 20,000th signer had been reached at last night’s Early Movers party in Manchester. It was the final such party, as all future movers would no longer be considered to be early! Here’s the video of her impromptu speech in front of a crowd of liberty activists from across the Shire :

Today at 11am, the FSP will be holding a press conference in Manchester to announce the good news. I’ll be there and do my best to tweet it live here via the Free Keene Twitter :

Mother Jones’ Follow-up Piece on the Free State Project’s Coming Completion

February 1st, 2016 - 5:22pm by FTL_Ian in

motherjonesWith less than 75 signers to go until its goal of 20,000 signers , the Free State Project’s looming completion is starting to hit the media. First up, Mother Jones, who published a feature piece on Keene activism in 2011 is back to follow up on the FSP in this article by Madison Paul y.