Vermont and Maine will soon abolish the Columbus Day Holiday and replace it with Indigenous People Day.
Once Republican Governor Phil Scott and Democrat Governor Janet Mills sign their new bill both Vermont and Maine will abolish the Columbus Day holiday.
“It’s time to stop celebrating a man whose arrival brought death, disease, and slavery to hundreds of thousands, and start honoring the people who lived here long before,” – Oami Amarasingham
America had no business making Columbus a holiday, to begin with. I am sure in my lifetime we will see Columbus day abolished as a holiday in every state in America.