Studies show no connection between gun laws, gun ownership, and crime, a Williston Ph.D. says.
Tomorrow, many of the longsuffering, law-abiding residents of Winooski, the wealthy shop owners of Burlington, the suburban soccer moms of the new City of Essex, and frustrated first responders – but not the county’s college students, who are still on summer break – will deliver a referendum on the future of criminal justice in Chittenden County.
In a Senate floor speech yesterday, Sen. Bernie Sanders warned that most Americans think the government is rigged and a growing number believe they may need to take up arms. Tough diagnosis, Dr. Bernie – what’s your prescription?
The college students aren’t on campus yet, she faces an uprising from fellow state’s attorneys, and Chittenden county’s firefighters are tired of wearing combat gear on rescue calls.
The SCOTUS decision to overturn a New York gun control law is encouraging for Vermont gun rights supporters – but the devil is in the details.
Court decisions based not on constitutional principle but on the perceived needs and wants of contemporary society deserve to come a ‘tumbling down.
Phil Baruth, the Legislature’s acknowledged leader in gun control legislation, admits that Phil Scott has the final say.
Senate candidate Rep. Peter Welch has millions more campaign cash than any of his challengers, but his voting record could prove problematic against a strong centrist candidate.
A September 20 letter from Vermont’s educational leadership establishment to school board members is whopping eye-opener about the direction of government-run education in Vermont.
At noon on February 14, supporters of the U.S. Constitution will gather at the Vermont State House lawn for the third in a series of rallies to celebrate the Bill of Rights. Ratified in 1868, the fourteenth amendment secured liberties to newly-emancipated slaves, guaranteeing all citizens “equal protection under the law”.