Vermont gun control group in secretive meetings to devise ‘gun violence’ media campaign

Bruce Parker Vermont Watchdog MANCHESTER, Vt. — Following last week’s gun control discussions at the Democratic presidential debate, an anti-gun group in Vermont is holding secretive meetings to advance gun violence themes despite data showing the Green Mountain State is the safest in the nation. According to an email sent out Wednesday from Ann Braden, president of Gun Sense Vermont, the gun…

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Vermont gunners defeat near-permanent gun grab against mentally ill

By Bruce Parker | Vermont Watchdog Gun rights advocates in Vermont were ready to let a Senate-approved bill restricting guns for the mentally ill slide. That is, until the Democratic vice chair of the House Judiciary Committee made a surprise gun grab on Tuesday. As S.141 moved through committee this week, gun-rights advocates and gun-control sympathizers appeared to have a truce over restricting some mentally…

A Gun Battle in Vermont

By Alice Dubenetsky The gun debate is heating up again and Vermont is right in the center of a national conversation about American’s First Amendment rights. According to the National Association for Gun Rights,  groups such as Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s anti-gun coalition Everytown For Gun Safety and their in-state partner, Gun Sense Vermont are determined…

Vermont Chiefs, Gun Owners Rebuff Gun Sense Initiative

Alice Dubenetsky Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s anti-gun group Gun Sense may have made a big misjudgment in their attempts to force regulation on Vermont gun owners when they failed to heed the opinion of Vermont law enforcement. New York City’s former Mayor Bloomberg has been at the forefront of a nationwide assault on the 2nd Amendment…