S.22 is an insult to our Vermont way of life and an attack on our constitutional liberties. I weary of such tactics, and so I’m going to pay dues to the NRA for the first time since 1975.
While a total of 14 states now permit police or civilians to seek court orders that would seize guns from people deemed threatening, counties in other states are standing their ground.
Vermont can expect to see gun control bills become law for the second straight year unless pro-gun groups can sway the new liberal supermajority in the Statehouse.
It’s time to learn from Parkland and admit that gun control is the wrong solution to the wrong problem. The sooner we get the correct diagnosis, the sooner we can start using effective policies to prevent very real tragedies.
Gun owners across the country spent the first month of 2019 proving that armed civilians play an important role in defending the inalienable rights to life, liberty, and property.
Blanchard denies the police’s telling of events. He claims they exaggerated the incident, abused their authority and violated his rights under the Constitution.
The city last May passed an ordinance requiring gun owners to “certify” their “assault weapons” or remove their firearms from city limits. Those who didn’t could face fines, jail and confiscation and destruction of their firearms.
Extreme risk protection orders are popping up frequently after lawmakers passed a slew of gun laws this year, but some gun rights advocates in Vermont say the orders could be abused.
The only thing Democrats dare to come up with is more useless background checks and requiring the surgeon general to make a report. This is all for show.
Dick’s Sporting Goods’ hunting and electronic departments have been lagging in recent months due to the company’s decision to stop selling AR-15 style rifles as well as any guns or ammunition to customers under 21 years old.
I oppose Mr. Baruth’s candidacy as he ranks the preservation of life — what I consider to be sacrosanct — with such casual disregard that he has passed laws restricting self-defense.