Burlington, VT City Council votes 10-3 to bann ARs, people voice concern (video)

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Burlington’s City Council members voted 10-3 in favor of the resolution. City Councilor Norm Blais, a Democrat, said he was moved to sponsor the proposal after hearing what he called President Barack Obama’s pleas to have a discussion about weapons in our country after the deadly Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, in December.

Next, the resolution has to be presented in public hearings, voted on by the public and be approved by the state legislature before it becomes city law.

Read the rest of Marlena Baldacci for CNN



 

  • Phil from OH

    “Live Free or Die”, might want to adopt a new state motto, freedom is too dangerous for you folk

  • John

    This is stupid. The resolution means nothing. State law prohibits individual towns and cities from making their own gun laws. So guess what, there is no ban. It’s all non-sense.