Gun control


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MIDDLEBURY | Lawmakers from Vermont want to close the so-called bump stock loophole, but gun owners in the state say the effort would have little impact, other than to give government more control over guns. more

Oct 11, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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Call it the shot heard around the Adirondack Park. more

Aug 9, 2017 7:00 AM Editorials 9 Comments

Mr. DeMola’s article has two mistakes in the pistol license recertification process. more

Feb 5, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

ELIZABETHTOWN — The recertification process for the state’s 2 million pistol permit holders is now underway. more

Jan 18, 2017 11:00 AM The Sun

What happens when an irresistible force meets and unmovable object? Vermonters will find out in January when the new Republican governor officially takes office along with a legislature that has, if anything, moved a little to the left. more

Nov 29, 2016 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor


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ELIZABETHTOWN — Defying all expectations, Donald J. Trump won the presidency last week, and will become the 45th president of the United States. more

Nov 14, 2016 8:40 PM The Sun

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Final showdown sees candidates offer sharp contrasts as they try to close the deal just two weeks before election day more

Oct 25, 2016 12:03 PM The Sun


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First debate a sedate affair that sees candidates discussing trade, economy, veterans issues — and creepy clowns more

Oct 11, 2016 10:26 AM The Sun

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MONTPELIER — All six Democrat gubernatorial and lieutenant gubernatorial candidates went out on a limb last week and called for universal background checks on gun sales of any kind in Vermont, a move unprecedented in previous election years. more

Sep 20, 2016 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

MONTPELIER — An ad released last week by Democrat gubernatorial candidate Sue Minter makes some bold charges about gun violence, particularly regarding domestic violence. more

Aug 8, 2016 3:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

We have had another terrorist attack. He did it by using our rights and freedoms against us. more

Jun 26, 2016 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

Mateen accomplished what he set out to do: kill lots of gay people. He cited ISIS as a way to increase his fame in his hour of infamy. more

Jun 25, 2016 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor


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MONTPELIER — Gun-rights advocates in Vermont say the push for gun control following the Orlando terrorist attack will ensure losses for Democratic gubernatorial candidates in the November election. more

Jun 22, 2016 11:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

Wouldn’t you assume we send smart people to Washington to solve problems? more

Jun 22, 2016 6:00 AM Guest Columnists 1 Comments


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MONTPELIER - Gun rights advocates in Vermont say Hillary Clinton’s comment about guns used in New York crimes is not only wrong, but a malicious lie. more

Apr 12, 2016 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

Susan Minter last week issued a letter on her web site containing the following incorrect statement: “This may shock you - right now, there is no federal law that makes straw purchasing a crime... more

Feb 24, 2016 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor


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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY21) is not a fan of President Barack Obama’s executive order on gun control, which he announced last week. more

Jan 13, 2016 8:00 AM The Sun 3 Comments

Gullible liberals have been led to believe that the NRA is largely to blame for the terroristic acts committed by deranged individuals. Really? more

Jan 8, 2016 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

I’m always surprised when someone mentions gun control and hunting in the same breath. more

Jan 1, 2016 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor 2 Comments

I am encouraged that you, like others, are beginning to agree that some form of gun regulation is called for amidst the proliferation of weapons in our increasingly wild-west society. more

Dec 19, 2015 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor 2 Comments

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