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Vermont authorizes schools to ask kids to rat on parents who celebrated Thanksgiving with others

November 26, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – Vermont's governor asked the state's schools to interrogate children and parents about their Thanksgiving gatherings when the students return after the holiday, and if it's determined a “multi-family” get-together took place, the kids will be forced into quarantine.  “Unfortunately, we know some will still get together and schools have asked for help. @VTEducation will direct schools to ask students or parents if they were part of multi-family gatherings and if the answer is yes, they'll need to go remote for 14 days or 7 days and a test,” Republican Gov. Phil Scott tweeted.   Scott’s tweet directs the […]
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Vermont Democrats nominate first ‘transgender’ candidate for governor

[…] Democratic Party nomination to become governor of Vermont Tuesday night, marking the first time a major party has given its gubernatorial nod to a transgender individual. Hallquist, the former CEO of Vermont Electric Cooperative, won 48 percent of the vote against three other Democrats and will face incumbent Republican Gov. Phil Scott in November. His campaign website touts both expertise in manufacturing and renewable energy as well as an array of left-wing stances, including legal abortion and a vague commitment to making Vermont communities “welcoming” to “historically marginalized groups.” But the detail that has given Hallquist national prominence is the […]
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Vermont abortion backers push constitutional amendment codifying Roe v. Wade

MONTPELIER, Vermont, December 21, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – Fearing that the U.S. Supreme Court might overturn Roe v. Wade in the near future, pro-abortion lawmakers in Vermont are planning to amend their state constitution in hopes of insulating a state-level “right” to abortion from future elections. Planned Parenthood of Northern New England is leading the charge to get the amendment introduced in the next legislative session, Vermont Public Radio (VPR) reported, with Vermont Law School professor Peter Teachout providing advice to the lawmakers currently drafting its specific language. Teachout acknowledged that abortion is unlikely to be banned in Vermont in the near future but […]
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Vermont legalizes remote prescription of assisted suicide drugs

MONTPELIER, Vermont (LifeSiteNews) — The liberal Republican governor of Vermont, Phil Scott, has signed an assisted suicide law that will allow telemedicine killings by physicians. Signed on April 27, the new assisted suicide legislation will allow physicians to prescribe remotely “medication to be self-administered for the purpose of hastening the patient’s death.” Patients can make requests “in the physician’s physical presence or by telemedicine, if the physician determines the use of telemedicine to be clinically appropriate, for medication to be self-administered for the purpose of hastening the patient’s death.” A physician must still physically examine the patient, but it does not have […]
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Vermont implements law allowing public schools to give condoms to students as young as 12

MONTPELIER, Vermont (LifeSiteNews) – Vermont began rolling out a “condom availability program” last week that would allow children as young as 12 who attend Vermont public schools to get condoms upon request. A law signed last year by pro-abortion Republican Gov. Phil Scott made Vermont the first state to have a legal mandate that public schools give out condoms to students. Planned Parenthood of New England will be distributing the condoms to the schools free of charge. The law states, “In order to prevent unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases , each school district shall make condoms available to all students in its secondary schools, free of charge.” The law […]
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Vermont introduces radical bill to protect ‘fundamental right’ to unlimited abortions

[…] further erosion and restriction of reproductive health care,” said Meagan Gallagher of Planned Parenthood-Northern New England. “We must pass the House abortion rights bill and the Senate equal rights constitutional amendment to ensure that reproductive rights are protected in Vermont.” The pro-abortion proposal has the support of liberal Republican Gov. Phil Scott. The bill’s language declares that “every individual has the fundamental right to choose or refuse contraception or sterilization,” and that “every individual who becomes pregnant has the fundamental right to choose to carry a pregnancy to term, give birth to a child, or to have an abortion.” Vermont […]
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Vermont House votes to advance radical pro-abortion bill, rejects GOP amendments

[…] publicly, especially on behalf of those who have no voice or are viewed as unwanted,” the Diocese of Burlington’s Deacon Philip Lawson added. “As Christians and as Catholics, we are a people of life, and we cannot sit idly by when any life is threatened.” After a final vote in the state house, the bill will move to the Democrat-dominated Vermont Senate, where it will likely pass. Liberal Republican Gov. Phil Scott has said he’s supportive of the bill’s stated purpose to protect abortion but is waiting for the legislature to settle on finalized language before confirming whether he’ll sign it.
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Vermont passes bill to enshrine unlimited, unrestricted abortion until birth

[…] and pro-choice members of the Vermont House of Representatives,” she noted. “Rep. Bob Bancroft, of Westford, identifies himself as pro-choice. But the fact that H 57 lacked any concern for young girls and women, or any concern for a viable unborn baby, compelled him to offer over eight amendments to the abortion bill.” The legislation now proceeds to the Democrat-dominated Vermont Senate, where it will likely pass. Liberal Republican Gov. Phil Scott has said he’s supportive of the bill’s stated purpose to protect abortion, but is waiting for the legislature to settle on finalized language before confirming whether he’ll sign it.
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Dr. Phil Promoting Homosexuality and Abortion Groups

Dr. Phil Promoting Homosexuality and Abortion Groups by LifeSiteNews.com LOS ANGELES, October 19, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Christian groups are calling on the popular television psychologist Phillip C. McGraw, Ph.D, a.k.a. Dr. Phil, to stop promoting Planned Parenthood and the homosexual lifestyle. McGraw touts Planned Parenthood as a trustworthy, independent resource on issues relating to sexuality, as evidenced by a recent broadcast in which he challenges a guest who asserts that abstinence is the true reason for the falling U.S. teenage pregnancy rate. “The fact is that the research does not support what you’re saying,” Dr. Phil claimed. “If you look […]
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Praise abounds for Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant after he signs religious freedom bill

JACKSON, MS, April 4, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) — Despite pressure from gay-rights activists, Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signed into law this week a religious freedom law that would protect business owners from lawsuits should they refuse to partake in activity contrary to their beliefs. The state becomes the 19th to enact a such a law since 1996. After attending the signing ceremony, Family Research Council President Tony Perkins thanked Bryant and other political leaders in the state “for their leadership in defending religious freedom and for refusing to cower to egregious misrepresentations of a fair and reasonable religious liberty measure.” Perkins said […]
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