Shot heard 'round Vermont: State senator drops restrictive gun-law proposal

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  1. aircarver

    aircarver Descent Terminated Silver Member

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    VT folks, keep careful notes. Remember next election who tried to pull this, and vote him out.

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  2. leadbutt

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    Gee didn't know it was legal to "exchange guns for drugs " up there, :rofl::rofl:
     
  3. Steve0853

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    Well......at least ya gotta give him credit for being able to read the handwriting on the wall.

    Also, kudos to Vermonters for stepping up to the plate and letting some pro-gun voices be heard.
     
  4. wjv

    wjv RIP Stan Lee.. . .

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    Wow! ONLY 300 people show up and he goes running for cover like a cockroach! Vermont has 625,000 people. . . What this tells me is that he though he could ride the anti-gun wave and get some media soundbites and PR out of it, but as soon as the slightest resistance appeared he turned and ran. . . Kudos to the 300 who showed up. They may have changed the course of history in Vermont in some small, but important way.
     
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    Immediately afterward another rep announced plans to introduce a bill to ban "high cap" magazines. And she still wants to push an assault weapon ban but will do so privately for now. They haven't given up yet.

    Baruth’s decision to withdraw S32, however, won’t table the gun-control issue in Montpelier this year. Over in the House, Reps. Linda Waite-Simpson, an Essex Junction Democrat, and Adam Greshin, a Warren Independent, are dotting the i’s and crossing the t’s on a piece of legislation that will, most controversially, seek to ban ammunition clips containing more than 10 rounds.

    http://www.vermontpressbureau.com/b...-weapons-ban-but-gun-control-debate-lives-on/
     
  6. cowboy1964

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    "guns for drugs?"

    WTH is he talking about? So cash is ok??
     
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  7. Bruce M

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    Not sure but maybe 300 is big for a crowd in Vermont. Seems to me alot of the state is fairly rural.
     
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    Maybe they all showed up carrying AR 15's?
     
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    :rofl:

    Now now, be nice. Wouldn't want to give him a heart attack. But seriously, good for him for withdrawing the bill.