Tag: gun control

McClaughry: Bernie, Biden go after gun manufacturers

It’s like suing Ford Motor Company for providing the car that  Bonnie and Clyde used to get out of town after robbing the bank. Or, to bring it home to Vermont, to sue a ski manufacturer when a skier veers off the slope and crashes into a tree. Or as Bernie Sanders put it when supporting the protection law in 2005, “If somebody has a gun and it falls into the hands of a murderer … do you hold the gun manufacturer responsible? Not any more than you would hold a hammer company responsible if somebody beats somebody over the head with a hammer.”

Neurologists’ review asks: is Gun Control really about People Control?

With this background of multiple factors leading to the commission of violent crimes against others, the focus has been concentrated on banning firearms from public ownership rather than understanding the reasons for this criminal behavior. Why? There is the overwhelming evidence that disarming the public from using firearms will not reduce violent crimes and will render people defenseless.

New House bills eliminate vax parental consent, allow silencers on hunting rifles, change Town Meeting voting

New legislation would:
Eliminate parental consent for age 16-18 vaccination
Change Town Meeting voting law re: pandemic
Fund mental health workers for police departments
Require universal home visits for families with newborns
Eliminate conflicts of interest among Climate Council members
Tax candy and sugared drinks
Provide free breakfast and lunch for all public school students
Allow hunters to use noise suppressors on their firearms