Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) unveils his bipartisan legislation offering an incentive to Medicare beneficiaries for completing advance care directives which specify preferred medical treatment should they become unable to make their own decisions. Welch is joined by Cathy Frank, former chair of the Vermont Ethics Network, Dr. Bob Macauley, Director of Clinical Ethics at the University of Vermont’s College of Medicine, and Asaad Trina, a third year UVM medical student. The legislation has been endorsed by a broad coalition, including the American College of Physicians, the National Right to Life Committee, the American Nurses Association, and the Coalition to Transform Advanced Care.
Read a one-page summary of the legislation here: http://1.usa.gov/1OdT2Qn
Host Robert Maynard, editor of True North Reports speaks to this timely issue: 'The security risk is being overestimated and the potential plusses in waging the ideological side of the WOT (War On Terrorism), as well as the possibility of intelligence gathering from refugees who are admitted, is hardly even being discussed.'
More information at: www.truenorthreports.com
Chittenden County faith communities join together in prayer, remembrance, contemplation, and action with a moral call to people of all faiths to work together to address this prominent and deadly symptom of our country's culture of violence. This event coincides with a National Faiths United To Prevent Gun Violence Sabbath Weekend.
More information at faithsagainstgunviolence.org
For more information on this specific event contact Vermont Representative to the Northeast Justice Council of the Sisters of Mercy, Jean Markey-Duncan: email@example.com
Every year an average of 31,537 Americans are killed by guns, which includes murders (11,583),
suicides (18,783), accidents (584), police action (334), and those whose cause is indeterminate (252).
Host Robert Maynard, Editor of True North Reports shares information on a potential alliance between National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Obama administration officials, with a goal of advancing a political agenda of 'global warming'. More information on this at: http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2015/11/05/is-government-tinkering-with-global-warming-data.html
Host Melinda Moulton speaks with John Bauer of The Stamp Stampede, an organizing effort of over 50,000 Americans, and counting, legally stamping messages on our Nation's currency to #GetMoneyOut of Politics. As the amount of stamped money grows, so does the movement to amend the Constitution. More information at: http://www.stampstampede.org/
Rodney Patterson, Author of the recently released 'Trumping the Race Card - A National Agenda: Moving Beyond Race and Racism' speaks to the evolution of his writing this book, and how the solutions offered might help nationally and locally.
Mr. Patterson was the founder of Burlington's New Alpha Missionary Baptist Church, and has more recently served as a primary diversity resource and consultant for a wide range of clients. For more information on his book go to: http://www.trumpingtheracecard.com/
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 782 places fresh flowers and flags at the Battery Park memorial site in commemoration of lives lost by men and women of the military.
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