When students in South Burlington arrive at school Monday,
new surveillance cameras will be filming the entry ways. It’s part of the South Burlington School District’s response to the tragedy
in Newtown, Conn. School administrators across Vermont are struggling to balance
increased security while maintaining a warm atmosphere.
Many Vermont lawmakers say gun control
legislation would be best handled at the federal level. But House Speaker Shap
if a bill is debated in Montpelier, it needs to emerge first
from the Senate.
right to bear arms is the law of the land. But after an unprecedented series of
shooting rampages last year, some state and local governments are now considering
bans on assault weapons on their streets.