Fergus Cullen: Why libertarians are NH's most active lawmakers
Being in government is not a conservative’s natural habitat. This has always meant advocates of bigger government have home field advantage in legislatures. These bodies attract politicians who assume that a lawmaker’s job is to make laws, who measure their effectiveness by how many bills they pass. They are the ones who prattle on about all the bills they introduced or co-sponsored. They ignore Thomas Jefferson’s admonition that the sum of good government is to restrain men from injuring one another while otherwise leaving them alone.
Among the bills requested by Hoell are several affirming gun rights; one exempting New Hampshire maple syrup from federal regulation; another providing for the election of judges; and one that prohibits towns from applying for federal funds to buy military-style BearCats.
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