Vote Against $27 Million Shows that Peaceful & Civil Engagement Can Keep Government In Check
EAST DERRY, N.H.—RebuildNH is celebrating the N.H. Executive Council’s 4-1 vote today to reject $27 million in federal funds that would have created 13 state vaccine propaganda positions and expanded the state’s unconstitutional vaccine registry, touting persistently peaceful and civil citizen activism as the perfect catalyst to protect state sovereignty, medical freedom, and medical privacy.
“The founders of New Hampshire created the Executive Council as a check on the governor’s authority, and today’s vote shows the wisdom of that system,” said Andrew J. Manuse, chairman of RebuildNH. “By supporting continued government overreach into private medical affairs, the governor was hoping he could continue bullying New Hampshire citizens to cater to his will, just like he did during the State of Emergency last year, and it is about time to end his continual lust for power.”
RebuildNH organized concerned citizens to urge the Executive Council not to accept federal grants because of the strings attached. On page 17 of the grant documents, acceptance of the funds would have required New Hampshire to: “1) comply with existing and/or future directives and guidance from the [U.S. Health and Human Services] Secretary regarding control of the spread of COVID-19; 2) in consultation and coordination with HHS, provide, commensurate with the condition of the individual, COVID-19 patient care regardless of the individual’s home jurisdiction and/or appropriate public health measures (e.g., social distancing, home isolation); and 3) assist the United States Government in the implementation and enforcement of federal orders related to quarantine and isolation.”
“We look forward to the next fight in the Legislature as we reform the Immunization Registry System to bring it into constitutional compliance by protecting citizens’ rights to medical privacy and requiring the state to obtain citizen consent before including private medical data in their registry,” said State Rep. Melissa Blasek (R-Merrimack), executive director of RebuildNH. “We will also continue to monitor the federal government’s attempts to control our state and its people and ensure we protect the people’s right to medical freedom and privacy. We should also consider whether the registry has a future in this state at all.”
Over the past two weeks, RebuildNH advised activists to engage civilly and peacefully at all public hearings and meetings, and today hundreds of citizens gathered to watch the Executive Council meeting and did just that. Unfortunately, more than a dozen activists were forcibly removed from the meeting by State Police, seemingly without cause.
“The crowd was well behaved and there was no reason to arrest anyone who was present in the room,” said JR Hoell, secretary/treasurer of RebuildNH, who was present in the room. “We are grateful for the moms and dads who chose to show up in person to witness government in action, and it is unfortunate that the activists had to watch their fellow citizens unjustly arrested. Is this truly a world we want to live in: where political speech and civil discourse is now a criminal offense?”
RebuildNH will be compiling video evidence from activists who were present that show citizens were respectful during the meeting.
“Today activists showed the world why peaceful and civil protests are the right strategy,” Manuse said. “The governor’s heavy-handed tactics only serve to demonstrate to a wider group of citizens that Sununu is the tyrant we’ve claimed all along.”
RebuildNH, also known as ReopenNH, is made up of concerned individuals devoted to getting New Hampshire back to work through a restoration of balance and reason in state government.