"Today, out of the blue, some students were talking about how anxious they are whenever there is a 'lock-down' drill."

An Orange County educator talks about her reasons for supporting universal background checks.

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"The Best We Can Do Is Keep Our Own Little Corner Tidy"

Putney resident Steve Ingram shares how his own personal experience with gun violence has shaped his support for criminal background checks on most all guns sold in VT.

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Elayne Clift on Background Checks

Saxtons River resident Elayne Clift recently published this piece in the Brattleboro Commons.

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An Open Letter to the VT Legislature from the Middblebury Area Clergy Association

Members of the Middlebury Area Clergy association recently had this letter posted in the July 24, 2014 Addison Independent. It is republished here with the group's permission.

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Another Gun Owner For Background Checks

Williamstown, VT gun owner, parent, businessman, school board member and candidate for the VT legislature, Rama Schneider, talks about why he supports criminal background checks on all guns sold in Vermont. 

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A Veteran and Gun Owner for Background Checks

Vermont parent, veteran and longtime gun owner Jud Lawrie talks about why he supports background checks on all gun sales in Vermont. 

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A Gun Violence Survivor on Background Checks

Thetford resident Joy Gaine, whose niece's life was taken by gun violence, writes about why she supports criminal background checks on all guns sold in Vermont.

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Why I Support Background Checks

Peacham, VT gun owner Bruce Maclean shares his reasons for supporting criminal background checks on all gun sales.

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Gun Owners Who Want Common Sense Gun Laws

Burlington, VT gun owner and concealed-carry and self-defense advocate, Dave Larson, shares his views on why he supports efforts to pass criminal background checks on all gun sales. 

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