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12 States Where the Second Amendment is Your Carry Permit

While our nation’s overall concealed carry landscape is a patchwork of frustrating laws many Americans struggle to navigate, it is heartening to know that 12 states makes things easy by allowing law-abiding residents to carry guns without any bureaucratic interference.

Vermont Governor’s Race Centering Around Abortion

Abortion is an issue in the deep blue state of Vermont, where Republican Lt. Gov. Phil Scott has been targeted by Democrats for his past support for legislation that restricts late-term abortions and requires parents to be notified when their teenage daughters are seeking an abortion.

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Vermont Admits Seventeen Refugees Diagnosed With Active TB

That brings the total of refugees the Vermont Department of Health now admits have been diagnosed with active TB between 2003 and June 30, 2016 to seventeen. Since only 6,300 refugees have arrived in Vermont over the past twenty-five years, these new statistics reveal a third-world level of active TB among the refugees currently residing in the Green Mountain State.

Rutland: How a Mayor Conspired in Secret to Resettle Syrians in Small Vermont Town

Last year, the mayor of a small town in Vermont met in secret with representatives of the refugee resettlement industry, offering his town as a new resettlement destination for unvetted Syrian migrants. In beginning these negotiations, Rutland mayor Chris Louras violated the city charter and set off a firestorm of protest throughout the city and in surrounding communities.

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Study: High Latent TB Infection Rates ‘Increase Risk of Active TB in Refugee Resettlement Communities’

The scientific findings come from the research team headed by Dr. Timothy Rodwell, “an associate professor and physician in the Division of Global Health at UCSD” and one of the top tuberculosis experts in the world. They belie political arguments made by immigration advocates that reporting on the public health risks posed by high rates of latent TB infection (LTBI) among refugees is a “baseless exercise in fear mongering” and “incite[s] a vast overreaction.”