It would allow firearms to be carried at the State Hospital, which treats people suffering from mental illness, at the state's 10 county jails, and at state parks, including Hampton Beach.
“The combination of these bills has the real potential to lead to an increase in violence. And with the legislature's recent expansion of deadly force, and I am very concerned that New Hampshire cannot and will not be as safe as it currently is. That is why if these bills reach my desk, I will veto them,” Governor Lynch said." .... “These bills represent a radical departure from our approach to public safety here in New Hampshire,” Governor Lynch said. “I am proud of the fact that we live in the safest state in the nation. New Hampshire is a place with very little violent crime, a place where families and seniors can feel safe in their homes, their neighborhoods and their communities."