FREECAST S0424: Border Wars: Wolves Vs. Coyotes

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Featuring Hosts: Matthew Carano, Nick Boyle, and Cord Blomquist

Engineered, Mixed, and Mastered by: Matthew Carano

Produced by: Matthew Carano, Nick Boyle, and Cord Blomquist

Show Summary: On this episode of the Freecast, Durham hangs paper plates on light posts for climate change, Hong Kong and the hypocrisy of the NBA, and a criss-cross family shooting in Pelham.



  • Freecoast Liberty Outreach Meetup
    • Rochester Magrilla’s 6pm-late Thursday Oct 17th
  • Freecoast New Mover’s potluck 
    • Wednesday 16th at the Praxeum 7pm

NH History

  • NH Laws this session
    • HB 167, Kingston Bonfire
    • HB 307, Removing color photograph requirement for driver’s licenses
    • HB 372, This bill requires that motorists give a wide berth to all vehicles, rather than stationary vehicles, that are displaying blue, red, or amber emergency or warning lights.
    • HB 398, Amending the Masonicare charter. Not particularly interesting on its own, however, there is no RSA that the bill says it’s amending. And it raised a few questions in my head. Why does the state of NH have anything to do with the freemasons? Why does the state have to amend their charter since they are a private organization? Why couldn’t I find more info on Masonicare laws in NH?
    • HB 428  
    • This bill clarifies when a vehicle may turn right while a steady or flashing walk signal is being displayed on the pedestrian control signal. Removes the line [There shall be no right turn allowed for any vehicle while a steady or flashing walk signal is being displayed.]
    • HB 123, This bill requires each school’s emergency response plan to include at least one drill to test emergency response to an armed assailant. “…The plan shall provide that at least [2] 4 of the currently required number of fire evacuation drills shall be emergency, all-hazard response drills of which at least one shall test the emergency response to an armed assailantThe armed assailant drill may be discussion based…”
    • HB 597, This bill allows nano-brewery licensees to distribute samples at a wine manufacturer’s facility for an annual fee. 
    • This bill also allows wine manufacturer licensees to distribute samples at a nano brewery.
    • HB 455, Death penalty repealed!
    • SB 6, 11, 
    • HB 259, This bill requires violation notices issued by a code enforcement authority to reference the relevant section of the state or local building or fire code. (good)
    • HB 396, This bill requires a public body or agency to provide written reasons for delay or denial of records under the right-to-know law.
    • HB 189, This bill exempts juvenile victims of human trafficking from prosecution for certain conduct chargeable as a criminal offense which was committed as a result of being trafficked.  The bill also allows juvenile victims of human trafficking to petition to vacate a delinquency adjudication resulting from participating in conduct that was the direct result of being trafficked.
    • HB 630, This bill increases fines for certain OHRV and snowmobile violations and, in cases where an OHRV or snowmobile complaint is prosecuted by the county sheriff, requires the fine or forfeiture to be remitted to the county sheriff.
    • HB 286, This bill declares that no cost or fee shall be charged for the inspection or delivery of governmental records under the right-to-know law.
    • HB 491, This bill provides that refusing to provide a name and address, upon request by a peace officer, shall not, by itself, constitute grounds for arrest.
    • SB 197, This bill prohibits an employer from requiring a low-wage employee to enter into a noncompete agreement.
    • HB 669, This bill allows applicants for drivers’ licenses, commercial drivers’ licenses, and nondrivers’ identification cards to indicate their gender as male, female, or other, and also requires such indication to be placed on any identification card issued by the division of motor vehicles.
    • HB 359, This bill requires any drug which contains an opiate dispensed by a health care provider or pharmacy to have an orange sticker on the cap or dispenser and a warning label regarding the risks of the drug.
    • This bill also requires the governor’s commission on alcohol and drug abuse prevention, treatment, and recovery to develop a handout on the risks of opioids and how to mitigate them for persons who are receiving prescriptions for opioids.
    • HB 399, This bill establishes a procedure for annulment of arrests or convictions for possession of 3/4 of an ounce or less of marijuana where the offense occurred before September 16, 2017
    • HB 480, This bill establishes a system within the lottery commission for sports betting. (More complex than it sounds)
    • SB142, This bill requires school boards to make menstrual hygiene products available, free of charge, in restrooms designated for girls and gender-neutral restrooms located in public middle and high schools. (unfunded mandate)
    • HB 614, This bill increases penalties and fines for air pollution and water pollution.
    • SB 263, This bill creates a cause of action for persons injured by discrimination in public schools. 
    • This bill also creates a cause of action for the attorney general in cases of discrimination in public schools. (gender identity is the big issue here)
    • HB 608, This bill defines gender identity and expands the law against discrimination based on gender identity to other areas of the law prohibiting discrimination.
    • SB 88 This bill makes certain changes in the use of cannabis for therapeutic purposes law, including eliminating the time frame for a provider-patient relationship. (veto is overridden)


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