Sports & Outdoors Statehouse

Waiting Periods Are Ineffective

As I understand it: The suggested need for a waiting period is as a way to help reduce impulsive acts done with firearms, specifically suicides or murders, with this being referred to as “reducing access to lethal means.” Regarding suicide by firearm: According to the Vermont Department of Mental Health, in 2016, there were 1,141 Read More…

Announcements Sports & Outdoors

Beginner’s Basic Pistol Clinic

Beginner’s Basic Pistol Clinic May 18, Range 5-1, CEATS, 11:00 to 2:00 The Vermont State Rifle and Pistol Association will be sponsoring a Beginner’s Basic Pistol Clinic on May 18th. The clinic will be presented by the Vermont Women’s Shooting Association and will be held at range 5-1 which is located at the Camp Ethan Read More…

Business & Economics Sports & Outdoors Tax Land

We are dying the death of a thousand cuts

An open letter to the Vermont Legislature: There are thousands of Vermonters, and millions more across this country, that are just like me. We are a diverse group, mostly rural, but come from all walks of life, and we are dying the death of a thousand cuts. Vermont legislators don’t understand us, even as they Read More…