The following opinion editorial appeared initially on April 11, 2019 in VT Digger, a statewide news website.
In August, the ACLU of Vermont sent letters to six Vermont cities and towns, urging them to repeal anti-panhandling ordinances that infringe on the free speech rights of Vermonters in need.
What happened to Rep. Kiah Morris is a crisis for Vermont.
Joaquin McEnteer completed a summer internship with the ACLU of Vermont. This essay is his culmunating project. He is a high school Senior at Academia Cotopaxi in Quito, Ecuador.
Have you ever watched an episode of “Law & Order”? The creators do an amazing job of dramatizing the court process. The characters playing the prosecutors are always eloquent and passionate as they go toe-to-toe with an indignant defense attorney who is quick to counter every point.
Millions of people have joined the outcry against the Trump administration’s practice of separating the children of immigrants and asylum seekers at the border, which the American Association of Pediatrics has called “government-sanctioned child abuse.”
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