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Video of Approval Voting Bill Hearings

January 30th, 2016 - 1:05am by FTL_Ian in

Multiple Free State Project early movers, including state reps, testified on January 19th about approval voting in front of the Elections committee. Approval voting allows voters to check off as many candidates as they like in a race, which means there’s no “wasted vote syndrome” that would prevent people from voting for a third party candidate. Everyone except the deputy secretary of state testified in favor of it. Here’s the full video of the hearings for HB 1265 and HB 1521 :

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Video of Hearing on Proposal to Repeal Hawker / Peddler Statutes in NH

January 29th, 2016 - 5:42pm by FTL_Ian in

Last week in the state house Commerce committee, Joe Hannon, an A+ rated state rep by the NH Liberty Alliance , introduced a bill (though he was not the sponsor) to repeal the state’s regulations on hawkers and peddlers and an interesting discussion ensues. I weighed in as the final speaker on the matter. Here’s the full video of the hearing from January 19th on HB 1647 :

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Video of Hearing on Proposed AirBnB / Room-Share Regulations

January 29th, 2016 - 4:17pm by FTL_Ian in

Conan and I were two of the only people who spoke against the proposal to regulate room-shares like AirBnB in New Hampshire ( HB 1590 ) in the Commerce committee at the state house legislative office building on January 19th. Here’s the full video of all the testimony on the bill. Like the UBER / ride-sharing regulatory proposal , the existing regulated industry was present to call for more regulation, rather than freedom for everyone, which was Conan’s and my argument:

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Video of the Legislative Panel @ Keenevention 2015

January 29th, 2016 - 1:53pm by FTL_Ian in

Free State Project early mover Mike Sylvia has been mainstay for liberty in the state house since 2012, and naturally was given an A+ rating by the New Hampshire Liberty Alliance for his pro-freedom voting record. At Keenevention 2015, Mike headed up this year’s Legislative Panel at Keenevention ! Panelists included JR Hoell, an A rated rep from Dunbarton & Bow, Dan Itse, the A+ rated Legislator of the Year from Fremont, Jim Spillane, the A+ rated rep from Deerfield, and Jim McConnell, the A+ rated rep from Swanzey. Here’s the full video:

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Full Legislative Hearing Video on Proposal to Repeal Dog Licensing

January 27th, 2016 - 8:33am by FTL_Ian in

House Bill 1576 proposes to repeal mandatory dog licensing. Here’s what happened at the public hearing on the bill in the Municipal and County Government house committee on January 14th in the Legislative Office Building in Concord, NH:

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VIDEO: Speaking Truth to Power @ NH Legislature Jan 12th

January 26th, 2016 - 11:27pm by FTL_Ian in

On January 12th 2016, Darryl W. Perry and I went to testify at the state house, as we do weekly during this time of year. Here’s footage of our testimony .

Issues on which we testified: -Bill proposes to enshrine free speech on college campus. -Jury requirements -Police license plate scanners -Cell phone ban revision

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Major NH Newspapers Report on Impending Completion of Free State Project Goal

January 22nd, 2016 - 5:03pm by FTL_Ian in

Free State Project Just a couple of days ago, the Free State Project reached 97% of its goal of getting 20,000 liberty-loving people to sign its “Statement of Intent” , indicating their willingness to move to New Hampshire and get active for liberty, so long as 19,999 others were also willing to do so.

This month, three of the biggest newspapers in New Hampshire published pieces about the Free State Project nearing its goal:

Union Leader : “ Libertarian group Free State Project says it is...

Video of the Jury Nullification Panel @ Keenevention 2015

January 22nd, 2016 - 10:00am by FTL_Ian in

Jury Nullification Panel @ Keenevention 2015

The First Jury Nullification Panel @ Keenevention

NH Jury board member James Davis headed up Keenevention ‘s first-ever panel on some of 2015’s hottest activism – jury nullification . Nullification outreach really took off in 2015, spreading from Keene and Grafton to six other courthouses across the state.

Where do we go from here? Expert jury outreach panelists included Rich Paul of the...

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