“I did not support S.55. That is a bill that does take away Vermonters’ constitutional rights, and no good has ever come from taking rights from good people. The Constitution is a fabric, and if you start tearing at one piece of it, the rest of it is gonna fall apart as well.”
This tendency toward viewpoint discrimination in schools is actually one of the best arguments for school choice. School choice would allow parents and communities to reclaim control over content in their schools. It might also allow schools to refocus on the more politically neutral areas of core knowledge.
Criticizing the media is not a violation of their free press rights. It is an exercise of free press rights. But, banning someone from posting an opinion or an idea is a violation of free press rights.
Washington Free Beacon editor Sonny Bunch wrote Wednesday that “those who refuse to see this as the first step toward a more aggressive campaign of de-platforming conservatives are being obtuse.”
While not specifying what exactly he meant, the mayor also said “media we don’t agree with” shouldn’t get “a free pass on what they have done to all of us.” He also went as far as blaming Fox News for the nation’s divisive politics.
Chittenden County state Senate candidate Alex Farrell must believe in long shots. So, too, must the 26-year-old Republican’s campaign supporters, family and friends — including many Vermont GOP notables who gathered Tuesday night to root him on.
Rodgers succinctly makes the case for Vermonters’ sacred freedoms, contrasted with a desire for safety. His question is plain, but weighty: “Would you rather be safe or be free?”
In this State Headliners, Vermonters say our biggest problems are jobs, cost of living, opiates and taxes. Also, a large N.H. utility wants more non-whites, coal and gas are replacing carbon-free nuclear energy in Vermont and Germany, and Vermont Yankee moves all spent fuel into ultra-safe storage.
As incidents of bears breaking into homes, garages, sheds and vehicles in Vermont increases, so too should efforts by residents to bear-proof their homes and secure potential outdoor food sources that can attract bears.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, has been in a protracted battle with the National Rifle Association. Now he’s using a state agency to hound the pro-Second Amendment organization with costly regulatory threats, as well as to convince financial institutions not to do business with the NRA.
Democratic socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez endorsed several candidates in the primary elections, but three out of five of those competing in the Tuesday races lost.