[tor-project] NH Tor bill overwhelmingly passes the house!!!

Griffin Boyce griffin at cryptolab.net
Thu Mar 10 17:47:51 UTC 2016

That is HUGE! Thanks so much for the update.

-- Sent from my phone. How many NSA programs is that? "The E in email 
stands for Evidence." ~Willie Brown On Thu, Mar 10, 2016 at 11:59 AM, 
Alison Macrina < macrina at riseup.net [macrina at riseup.net] > wrote:
Great news! The pro-Tor bill [1] from NH State Rep Keith Ammon just
passed the NH House by a HUGE margin -- 268-62!!! This is a really big
deal, not just because it shows how much support there is from NH
congresspeople, but because it was expected not to pass (they were
anticipating a floor fight [2]).

This bill is not yet a law -- it still needs to go before the NH Senate
and pass there. But this makes me hopeful! The ACLU of NH is working
with Rep Ammon on a senate strategy, and I may provide additional
testimony if needed.

I'll keep everyone posted on this.


[1] http://www.dailydot.com/politics/new-hampshire-tor-library-legislation/
[2] http://www.dailydot.com/politics/tor-bill-new-hampshire-floor-fight/

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