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1 Free Bernie Sanders Bumper Sticker Available to a Vermonter

I don’t know why (I live two states away from Vermont), but the Bernie Sanders for Senate campaign has sent me a Re-Elect Bernie bumper sticker:

It’s free to the first person in Vermont who leaves a comment to this post with an e-mail address — the public won’t see your e-mail; I’ll use [...]

Vermont Gay Marriages Begin and the Weather’s Fine

Fundamentalist Christian leaders like John Hagee, Pat Robertson, Stephen Bennett and John Piper have spent years insisting that their God sends tornadoes and hurricanes as divine judgment against gay pride parades, churches that respect gays and lesbians, and governments that let same-sex couples get married.

The contention doesn’t bear up well under empirical scrutiny: [...]

Vermont Gay Marriages Begin and the Weather's Fine

Fundamentalist Christian leaders like John Hagee, Pat Robertson, Stephen Bennett and John Piper have spent years insisting that their God sends tornadoes and hurricanes as divine judgment against gay pride parades, churches that respect gays and lesbians, and governments that let same-sex couples get married.

The contention doesn’t bear up well under empirical scrutiny: the [...]

Vermont Gets It Right!

President Obama has taken the wrong position. He’s stood with the policies of the past, and opposed the legalization of same-sex marriage. [...]

Equality In Vermont May Crumble Today

The Vermont House and the Vermont Senate will hold votes attempting to override the veto of Governor Douglas, not just with majorities, but with supermajorities. [...]

The Most Lame Argument Against Equality

For a legislator to ignore those rights because of the demands of a religious organization, when those demands don’t even fit the personal moral vision of the legislator, is not just unconstitutional. It’s incompetent. [...]

Irreligion Substantial In Unexpected Places

The survey indicates that about 28 percent of people in Wyoming identify themselves as having no religion. That’s only 6 percent fewer than the percentage of nonreligious people in Vermont. [...]

Act For Marriage Equality In Vermont

Activists for marriage equality will have the chance to meet with their state legislators and explain why they think that equal marriage rights for same sex couples are important enough for the state government to act. [...]

Organized Procrastination Resistance In Vermont

The Free Society Collective learned so much at that conference that they’ve been, um, organizing their resistance for the last two years, see. [...]

Vermont Loses Progressive Independent Voices

The Vermont Green Party, the Liberty Union Party and the Grassroots Party have all withered to such an extent that they can’t even keep their web sites running any more. [...]