Sports & Outdoors

S.321 has been Withdrawn!

S.321, the bill that had the restrictions on hunting bears with dogs and the restructuring  of the Vermont F&W Board added as amendments has been withdrawn. Invoking Senate Rule 50, Senator Alice Nitka (D) Windsor, moved to have her bill, S.321  withdrawn, because of the above stated amendments having been added to the bill in the  Read More…

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Hearing on S.321 Continues Wednesday Morning: Your Contacts Needed ASAP

At 9 AM, on Wednesday, March 11, the Senate Natural Resources Committee has scheduled discussion, with a possible vote, on Bill S.321, which has new restrictions on Bear Hunting with dogs and F&W Board restructuring. This morning, March 9, Senators Chris Bray and Ruth Hardy had a public session in Addison County.  Some issues of contention, in Sections 15-18 in S.321, were brought up by Read More…

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H.610 Scheduled for Hearing, Discussion and Possible Vote on Thursday

It is vital that Vermonters concerned with gun owner rights and “due process” rights for all citizens oppose H.610. To express your opposition to H.610 to your member of the House of Representatives you can call the VT State House at 802-828-2228 and leave the message for your Representative(s) “No to H.610.  Due Process of Law Read More…

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Attempting to See Behind the Government Curtains in Vermont

In the ongoing challenge to H.610 it became obvious that the gun control advocates were quite well informed as to how the bill was evolving through the constant series of new drafts to the bill, as the supporters of the bill continued to encounter testimony that pointed out the deficiencies and lack of “due process” Read More…

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H.610 and Other Gun Control Bills, Town Meeting Day and Crossover Day on March 13

Gun Control Bill H.610 the “That dog don’t hunt” Bill H.610 did not have any hearings this week.  H.610, the bill that has been a battle over needless NICS background checks  delays and a seizing of firearms from allegations of abuse that has “Due Process of Law” deficiencies continues forward  with Draft 8.2.  House Judiciary Committee Read More…