Vermont

Abortion right to be born

Quick Shot: Vermont Bill – Abortion Up To Birth is a Right?

Vermont is proposing new legislation that would protect the ‘right’ to perform an abortion up to birth. The right to abortion bill, which has 91 co-sponsors, goes beyond the scope of Roe v. Wade, which protects a fetus that can survive outside the mother’s womb. In Vermont, an abortion could be performed up until the point of …

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Vermonter: NH Doesn’t Deserve the First in The Nation Primary

Jeff Danziger, in an opinion piece for the Fall River Herald News, says as a Vermonter, he knows New Hampshire doesn’t deserve the first in the nation primary. I’ve had plenty to say about the distinction. I’m not sure we deserve it either. The way it warps the party politics and puts an emphasis on …

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Marijuana

How About a 26% Tax on Marijuana Sales To Keep Prices “High”

Back in 2012 New Hampshire Governor-Elect Maggie Hassan said she was open to the idea of passing medical marijuana legislation. My first thought was why? What did Democrats have to gain by putting their foot on the path toward what is typically considered a liberty issue? My answer was money and power. If New Hampshire Democrats are really …

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Vermont Democrat Walks Away. Why?

by Jim Fitzgerald, Candidate for St. Albans State Representative Franklin 3-1 As a proud Democrat, I was elected to represent St. Albans in the Vermont state legislature for six years, and after that I served as mayor of St. Albans for four years. This year I am running for the legislature again… but as a …

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Notable Quote – Kimberly Ross on “Christine Hallquist”

Reformatted, emphasis mine: On Tuesday, Christine Hallquist won the Democratic primary in the state of Vermont and is officially the party’s gubernatorial candidate. Such a win would normally not receive much attention at all. However, Hallquist, who spent most of his life by the given name ‘David’, now lives as a transgender woman. As we’re well …

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Vermont Sets aside One Million in ‘Bribes’ to Attract New Residents

The People running the People’s Republic of Vermont (into the ground) have decided to offer 10,000.00 dollar bribes to the first 100 people who qualify for what they are calling a Remote-Worker Grant Program. To get the cash incentive you have to move yourself and your remote-work job to the Green Mountain State, (and then pay …

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The Economic Power Of New Hampshire

I’m a strong supporter of Vermont’s sovereign right to hold the line on taxes, and for them to try because of New Hampshire–well, it doesn’t get much better than that. It is as if we are projecting economic power throughout the region.