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Today’s News: Thursday, December 17, 2020

Covid crisis opportunity to create longterm change, Dems say at caucus

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The Covid-19 crisis is an opportunity to accomplish longterm economic development and legislative goals, Vermont Democratic lawmakers said in a Dec. 5 caucus meeting.

Anti-vaxxers don’t want to be guinea pigs, doctor says on “Generally Irritable”

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Compulsory vaccination supporters “use the word ‘anti-vaxxer’ like it’s some kind of slur now,” Redic said. Where is that kind of malign response coming from? she asked.

Frustrated landowner says he will clear cut proposed Hardwick cell tower site

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Days after public outcry prompted AT&T to petition the Public Utility Commission to dismiss its bid for a tower on Buffalo Mountain, landowner Gary Bellavance posted to a forum: “I’ve decided to clear cut Buffalo mountain.” The Bellavance property, he said, spans 40 acres of the Mountain. He wrote “What bothered me most was the fact that people can tell you what to do and how you need to manage your land. This is land I pay taxes on.”

Opinion by AG Donovan: fed defense of pro-life nurse “attack” on abortion, violates church/state separation

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Significantly, HHS’s notice of alleged violation against UVM Medical Center continues to raise serious constitutional concerns as an attack against the long-established, fundamental right to access abortion services. It also presents serious constitutional issues in light of the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which forms the principle of separation of church and state.

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  1. That ‘[t]he Covid-19 crisis is an opportunity to accomplish longterm economic development and legislative goals’, implies that the crisis was intended.

    • I’m very disappointed in the Vermont Legislature and passive Scott, on issues . I suspect this pandemic was planned and that controversial bills are being passed because we don’t have representation!! They are all acting on their own! I suspect foul play on the voting machines in Vermont! It took two tries to vote for Trump at my Essex pole place!! A friend had the same problem. How many others experienced this? We’re Republicans allowed to oversee the results??

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