Republicans are faced with a community that doesn’t trust us. Everything they have heard about us is negative. Most of what they hear has been false. But here we are. The only way I know to change people’s impressions is to roll up your sleeves and engage.
Opponents of a state constitutional amendment that would make abortion-on-demand legal up to the moment of birth in Vermont are organizing a series of public “sign waves” to engage voters on what the vaguely-worded amendment actually means.
Vermont State Treasurer Beth Pearce has signed her name to a letter along with 11 other state treasurers opposing legislation intended to discourage business dealings with companies that engage in environmental, social and governance (ESG) training of their employees.
Karlyn Borysenko, a writer, psychologist and YouTube show host, is on a mission to shine a light on woke “grooming” in public schools, which she says has come to the Green Mountain State by way of the Burlington School District.
Critical Race Theory (CRT) is not the only three-word phrase that has parents concerned; Social Emotional Learning (SEL) is the latest curriculum headache that education experts warn is permeating the American public school system.
A social justice musical called “Listen Up” — which has since been turned into a movie — is being shown at schools and other venues throughout Vermont in May and June.
The market has spoken: Disney should stick to entertainment instead of politics in order to stop its nosedive. CEO Bob Chapek picked a fight with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis over a bill to keep non-age-appropriate discussions about sexual orientation out of schools, and lost.
Friday’s events include a lunch and panel discussion in Williston, and also a dinner with the speakers Friday, May 13 at Capitol Plaza in Montpelier. Additional panel discussions and speeches will take place Saturday, May 14 at Ignite Church in Williston.
Corporations previously outspoken about hot-button social issues have stayed quiet on the likely overturning of Roe v. Wade after a dramatic fight between Disney and Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis over the company’s political activism.
The deep chasm between school board members and the interests of parents and their children has been exposed, and many parents are beginning to feel they must join the school boards to make any real change in their children’s education.
Around 25 Vermonters braved freezing cold temperatures Friday night at the five-corners intersection in Essex Junction to hold signs and flags in support of the Canadian “Freedom Convoy.” A similar demonstration took place on Saturday in South Burlington.
We are hosting another symposium next Saturday, Feb. 26, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Ignite Church in Williston. Join us!