Historically Consistent gun laws

Historically Consistent

July 11, 2022 | FOCUS

By FOCUS, a Leonine Business The US Supreme Court’s decision to overturn a New York law that restricted how and where residents could carry handguns is the latest jolt to the ongoing gun debate in America. The decision came on June 23, in the wake of mass shootings in New York and Texas, and on […]

A Post-Roe Reality

A Post-Roe Reality

June 14, 2022 | Leonine

By FOCUS, a Leonine Business A decision on the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization case from the U.S. Supreme Court is expected this week. The court stipulated, via calendar update, that decisions would be handed down on Monday, June 13 and Wednesday, June 15; however which decisions were not specified. Last month’s leaked opinion […]


The Vermont Statehouse Inside – Week 18

May 16, 2022 | Leonine

SINE DIE The Vermont legislature adjourned sine die on Thursday evening after a whirlwind final week. It was the first time in years that legislators convened and adjourned neatly within the allotted 18-week timeframe. But the first partially in-person session since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic was full of starts and stops that gave […]

Roe V Wade

Egregiously Wrong

May 11, 2022 | FOCUS

By FOCUS, a Leonine Business On May 3, POLITICO leaked an official draft opinion by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito overruling the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that established a constitutional right to abortion in the United States. The opinion was written for Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization and reports that five […]


The Vermont Statehouse Insider – Week 17

May 11, 2022 | Leonine

SHAKEUPS The Vermont Legislature is scheduled to adjourn on Thursday, May 12. At least that is the plan, and after a couple weeks of highly complex air traffic control with the budget and many other bills it looks like lawmakers may be able to meet that goal. It has been challenging for lawmakers to find […]