Category Archives: Editorial

EDITORIAL: Legislating from the Psychiatrist’s Office; Just as Dangerous as Legislating from the Pulpit

“Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.” – Benjamin Franklin Security is one of those words tossed around a…

Central Vermont Gunshow, Barre. February 7, 2015 (Credit: J.D. Thomason)

GUN VIOLENCE: A PROBLEM THAT CAN’T BE LEGISLATED AWAY

In a recent opinion piece published in the Burlington Free Press, Melissa Weinstein, an activist with Gun Sense, claims that she is “equal parts outraged and mystified” by Gov. Shumlin’s…