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.
Recent statements by Gov. Phil Scott indicate that he wasn’t really on board with a gun magazine ban he passed that now may be contributing to plummeting support from his base.
State Sen. John Rodgers is on track for a potential upset in the Democratic primary race for governor, but challenges remain for Republicans and independents who wish to cross party lines to give him their pro-gun vote.
“[There are] one or two people out in the community that are not for it, and I think it’s probably from an anti-gun standpoint, really,” Lee County School Board member Rob Hines said.
With six Senate seats and at least 10 candidates running for office this election season, the Chittenden County races will be on everyone’s radar during the primaries and general election.
The Scott administration this week announced $4 million in state grants are going to be available for school safety measures such as advanced door locks and surveillance technology.
In a year in which Vermont lawmakers passed controversial new gun regulations, all eyes are now on the electorate — and the electorate’s eyes are on the new Gun Owners of Vermont scorecard, which ranks candidates based on their loyalty to the Second Amendment.
Kids rotated between supervised shooting stations with shotguns, pistols, and rifles, with older campers also shooting precision and specialty rifles, including .308 caliber rifles. Throughout the week, volunteers had taught the campers about gun safety.
True North Reports takes you inside the Vermont pro-2A/Article 16 movement, which is mobilizing to unseat the governor and those legislators responsible for recent passage of controversial gun-control legislation.
There is no denying that lawful gun owners use their firearms in self-defense far more often than those decrying the “myth” of a good guy with a gun would care to admit. Firearms are, in fact, used for self-defense often and effectively.
One of the top Democratic candidates for governor this year won’t appear on the ballot when voters walk into booths for the primary this August — but he might just win anyway.