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MEDIA ADVISORY: Americans for Prosperity Foundation Hosts Legislator Summit on Qualified Immunity

Sep 28, 2021 by AFP

Manchester, NH – Americans for Prosperity Foundation – New Hampshire (AFPF-NH) is hosting a panel discussion on qualified immunity tomorrow at the Backyard Brewery in Manchester. Speakers from across the ideological spectrum will be speaking at the event, including the ACLU-NH, CATO Institute, state Representative Tony Lekas, and the Institute for Justice.

Qualified immunity is a judge made doctrine that shields the government from legal accountability in civil court even when they violate someone’s constitutional rights.

WHAT: Legislator Summit: Qualified Immunity

WHO: Ross Connolly- AFPF-NH Deputy State Director, Gilles Bissonnette- ACLU-NH, Jay Schweikert- CATO Institute, Keith Neely- Institute for Justice, Rep. Tony Lekas- NH Representative for Hillsborough 37

WHEN: September 29, 2021
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

WHERE: Backyard Brewery
1211 S Mammoth Road Manchester NH 03103

All media are invited to attend. RSVP with Kevin Brinegar at           

Americans for Prosperity Foundation’s sister organization, Americans for Prosperity-New Hampshire, has been at the forefront of advocating for qualified immunity reform. AFP-NH held a press conference earlier this year with Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, co-founders of Ben & Jerry’s, supporting reforming the state’s qualified immunity laws and have written op-eds supporting increasing government accountability in the Granite State.