An anti-gun professor is giving a speech Sept. 21 in Springfield entitled “Do We Still Need an Armed Citizenry?” Guess what her answer is.
At a special meeting of Groton voters last Wednesday, a proposed Second Amendment Sanctuary resolution failed narrowly by a 39-41 vote.
If approved, the proposal would bar the town of Groton from using funds to store firearms that have been confiscated or are being stored “for the purpose of enforcing any other law that unconstitutionally infringes upon the right of the people of Groton, Vermont to keep and bear arms.”
During the first six months of 2021, federal background checks for Vermont firearms purchases were down – but only slightly – from last year’s record high numbers.
The Supreme Court has ruled unanimously for a Rhode Island man after police responding to a domestic disturbance took guns from his home without a warrant — a violation of the man’s Fourth Amendment rights, the justices ruled.
Changes to state law about justifiable homicide signed into law May 13 by Gov. Phil Scott could remove legal protections from citizens defending some attack victims, critics say – including Gov. Scott himself.
We fought hard against both bills in their original committees to almost no avail and will continue to do so with what will likely amount to the same results. The unfortunate reality is, that these bills are seen by most legislators as favorable measures of public protection, regardless of any and all reason, logic, or emotional argument to the contrary.
A bill that would ban almost all trapping in Vermont (H.172) was reviewed this week by the Vermont House Natural Resources, Fish & Wildlife Committee.
The proposed Mendon firearms discharge ordinance has been tabled while town officials gather more information and evaluate citizen comments from a March 15 hearing, Town Administrator Sara Tully told Vermont Daily today.
There will be a Second Amendment Picnic at the Slate Ridge firearms facility on Briar Hill Road in West Pawlet on April 17.