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4/17/2007 9:28:59 AM
Home School Legal Defense Association
New Hampshire--More Calls Needed to Resist State Control Over Homeschools!

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April 17, 2007

New Hampshire--More Calls Needed
to Resist State Control Over Homeschools!

Dear HSLDA members and friends,

The New Hampshire House Education Committee will have a public hearing
on Senate Bill 18 on Wednesday, April 18, 2007, at 10 a.m. in the
Legislative Office Building, Rooms 205-207.

Currently in New Hampshire, students cannot discontinue their high
school studies without parental consent. Senate Bill 18 would give
superintendents, rather than parents, the authority to decide when
children can discontinue their high school education before age 18.
This bill would add additional reporting requirements for
homeschoolers.

Calls and emails are now needed to persuade the House Education
Committee to vote against this legislation. Remember, there are many
new representatives in the New Hampshire House who are unfamiliar with
this bill's flaws.


ACTION REQUESTED

1) Please contact members of the House Education Committee (listed
below) and ask them to oppose Senate Bill 18. Because this bill
affects all students, you need not identify yourself as a
homeschooler. If your last name begins with the letter A-I, please
contact members 1-6; if J-T, contact members 7-13; if U-Z, contact
members 13-19.

2) Please contact your own representative and ask him or her to vote
against Senate Bill 18 when it comes to the floor of the House. You
can use our legislative toolbox at http://www.hslda.org/toolbox to
obtain contact information.

Your message can be as simple as, "Please vote against Senate Bill 18.
This bill is unnecessary, and even harmful to families, as it takes
away parental decision-making authority and wastes taxpayer money."

Members of the House Education Committee:

1. Rep. Emma L. Rous (D), Chair
Phone: (603) 868-7030
Email: emma.rous@leg.state.nh.us

2. Kimberly C. Shaw (D), Clerk
Phone: (603) 882-2845
Email: kcshawed@aol.com

3. Rep. J. Timothy Dunn (D), Vice Chair
Phone: (603) 357-7993
Email: dunnbt@verizon.net

4. Rep. Charles B. Yeadon (D)
Phone: (603) 736-9087
Email: cyeaton@metrocast.net

5. Rep. Claudette R. Jean (D)
Phone: (603) 883-3824
Email: crjean2@verizon.net

6. Rep. Claire D. Clarke (D)
Phone: (603) 796-2268

7. Rep. Kimberley S. Casey (D)
Phone: (603) 772-8506
Email: caseycorps@aol.com

8. Rep. Barbara E. Shaw (D)
Phone: (603) 626-4681
Email: beshaw3@aol.com

9. Rep. Scott A. Merrick (D)
Phone: (603) 788-4311
Email: d.merrick@tufts.edu

10. Rep. Judith E. Day (D)
Phone: (603) 964-1816
Email: judy.day@leg.state.nh.us

11. Rep. James M. O'Neil (D)
Phone: (603) 424-3059
Email: jmoneil1@comcast.net

12. Rep. Judith T. Reeve (D)
Phone: (603) 524-2644
Email: reeverj@metrocast.net

13. Rep. Sharon M. Carson (R)
Phone: (603) 434-2489
Email: bladensfield@hotmail.com

14. Rep. David W. Hess (R)
Phone: (603) 485-9027
Email: dave.hess@leg.state.nh.us

15. Rep. William J. Remick (R)
Phone: (603) 788-2444
Email: wremick@ne.rr.com

16. Rep. Nancy F. Stiles (R)
Phone: (603) 926-6467
Email: nancy.stiles@leg.state.nh.us

17. Rep. Karen K. McRae (R)
Phone: (603) 497-2186
Email: karen.mcrae@leg.state.nh.us

18. Rep. Elenore Casey Crane (R)
Phone: (603) 881-9048
Email: repcrane@comcast.net

19. Rep. Pamela G. Price (R)
Phone: (603) 888-4774
Email: pamela.price@leg.state.nh.us

For more information and arguments you can go to www.chenh.org and
visit our website at
http://www.hslda.org/docs/nche/Issues/E/Early_Education.asp

Thank you on behalf of all New Hampshire parents!

Michael P. Donnelly, Esq.
HSLDA Staff Attorney

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