Students get a win for red-tailed hawk on second try at State House
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Four years ago, fourth-graders from Lincoln Akerman School in Hampton Falls watched in shock and confusion as a bill filed on their behalf as part of a civics project became the vehicle for a graphic attack on Planned Parenthood from the well of the New Hampshire House.

That bill, to name the red-tailed hawk as the official state raptor, was defeated amid rancor over abortion and the value of student-sponsored “symbol bills” that occupy lawmakers every year.

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