President Obama announced his plan to curb gun violence late Wednesday morning from the White House. We look at what the president’s recommendations mean to Vermont with advocates for gun control, and supporters of gun rights.
The tragedy in Aurora,
Colorado has once again raised questions about the tension
between gun rights and gun laws, and our attitudes about the significance of
guns in our society. We look at our views of how guns are regulated, and the
place they occupy in both Vermont
and American culture.
the least restrictive gun laws in the nation.
In the wake of the recent Supreme Court decision striking down a ban on
handguns in our nation’s capital, we look at why Vermont’s
gun laws are different, and why gun rights aren’t
always a partisan issue.