Distribute the funds now, and forget using this money to backfill the holes created by incompetence, poor judgement, and in some cases lack of common sense. It was not the intent of the federal government to fix problems created by poor management.
In the wake of COVID-19, we call on the Vermont Legislature to table all new initiatives and focus on taking care of our own people. We believe it is socially irresponsible to start new initiatives when people are worrying about losing their homes and kids are going to bed hungry.
I do not know why you were removed from your committee assignment, but you appear to have been attacked from someone behind the shield of the COVID-19 crisis — perhaps a safe haven for those who would tread on individual rights and personal liberty.
Dear Governor Scott, on behalf of the citizens of the great State of Vermont, we are asking you to please include federal firearm license dealers in the list of businesses considered essential during the Covid-19 crisis.
If we didn’t have all of these in place, with no hunting, trapping, fishing, protection and management, the great wild outdoors and all creatures and habitat — even domestic and farming and residential lawns and gardens, pets, even insects — would soon be in jeopardy.
While we strongly support the First Amendment rights of concerned citizens, we also understand the need for rule of law as well as the protection of the rights of citizens going about their business who want no part of this kind of mob action.
An ideology that denies natural law’s order of nature is an ideology that can then deny this amendment to Vermont’s H.57 abortion bill: “The State of Vermont recognizes that a viable human fetus is a person under Vermont law.”
S.169 firearm purchase waiting periods affirmatively harm and jeopardize a significant number of innocent, law-abiding Vermonters whose self-defense needs are innate, reflexive and instinctive.
“Freedom and Unity” is the Vermont motto. Limiting one’s freedoms for the sake of another, even though well intentioned, is not right, nor does it foster unity.
Dear Senator Sears, neither the case of Andrew Black, nor suicide data, provide a compelling reason to knowingly endanger those at imminent risk of lethal danger by preventing them from purchasing self-defense firearms at the time of need.