NH GOP Statement on Gov Lynch signing Civil Unions Law

CONCORD – New Hampshire Republican Party Chairman Fergus Cullen released the following statement on Gov. Lynch’s signing of the civil union bill:

“New Hampshire voters did not have civil unions in mind when they gave Gov. Lynch a Democratic majority last fall. The Democrats have gone too far, too fast with social policy. Given a choice, Gov. Lynch always sides with the left wing of his party on social issues, first by blocking parental notification in cases where minors have abortions and now by allowing civil unions. If Gov. Lynch were truly a moderate, he might have suggested the legislature study the issue and let candidates campaign on the issue next year. People will accept a policy outcome they disagree with if they feel their voices were heard and the decision was arrived at democratically. Making New Hampshire a civil union state was not part of Gov. Lynch’s mandate.”