Sure, we ain't friggin Idaho, but still....
From the Burlington Free Press today: "Soon after President Barack Obama was sworn into office, gun sales started booming across the country. Same goes for Vermont, so it seems.
"The number of firearm background checks requested increased 14.8 percent in the first five months of 2009 compared with last year, from 8,785 to 10,082, according to the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System.
"Nationally, the number of checks requested over the same period increased 25.5 percent, from 4,824,603 to 6,053,899."
Speaking of misplaced faith-based intitiatives, there's this