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Posted March 20. 2018 12:41PM

New Hampshire moves step closer to zero tolerance for genital mutilation

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Lt. Col. Samantha Nerove, USA, Ret., CEO of America Matters and Executive Director of the #StopFGM Coalition, will testify at the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing for proposed New Hampshire bill "HB 1739 prohibiting female genital mutilation (FGM)" on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. Introduced to the House in November 2017 by Rep. Victoria Sullivan, the bill was passed unanimously by the House Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee at the end of January 2018. Having passed the NH House of Representatives on February 8, the bill now moves on to the Senate.