Paul Monette

North Country News
5:35 pm
Tue January 15, 2013

Vermont Mayors Call for Ban on Felons Getting Weapons

Credit U.S. Census Bureau

Vermont's mayors say they want a state law banning convicted felons from getting firearms, to match the current federal law.

Mayors from seven of the state's eight cities held a news conference Tuesday to outline proposals for the Legislature. The one absent mayor, Paul Monette of Newport, had a scheduling conflict.

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