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Old 05-12-2012, 07:54 PM
 
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just a question?? don't get on me case..


now look at it this way, thay have practically banned cigarette smoking in all public places, then why not ban alcohol in public places!!! just think of all the lives that would be saved from people not leaving bars and resturants drunk. thousands of people die from drunk drivers, drunks with guns, drunks with attitudes..


i say no!!! but what do the nanny staters say???
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Old 05-12-2012, 08:01 PM
 
Location: Montgomery County, MD
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just a question?? don't get on me case..


now look at it this way, thay have practically banned cigarette smoking in all public places, then why not ban alcohol in public places!!! just think of all the lives that would be saved from people not leaving bars and resturants drunk. thousands of people die from drunk drivers, drunks with guns, drunks with attitudes..


i say no!!! but what do the nanny staters say???
it's pretty much over with, why whine about it now? Have you been calling your lawmakers to overturn these bans? Campaigning house to house? People don't care anymore, it's pretty much a done deal and there's zero momentum back in the other direction, I don't recall a smoking ban being reversed in the past decade
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Old 05-12-2012, 08:07 PM
 
Location: Honolulu, HI
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I'm not in favor of banning drinking in bars and restaurants. No way!
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Old 05-12-2012, 08:54 PM
 
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I'm not in favor of banning drinking in bars and restaurants. No way!
ya but just think of all the lives that will be saved if it is banned from public places..
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Old 05-12-2012, 09:00 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles County, CA
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ya but just think of all the lives that will be saved if it is banned from public places..
How would such a ban "save lives"?
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Old 05-12-2012, 09:01 PM
 
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No.

There's no such thing as "second-hand drinking."

The reference to the smoking ban is non-sequitor.
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Old 05-12-2012, 09:03 PM
 
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If you are asking a question, shouldn't this be a poll?
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Old 05-12-2012, 09:22 PM
 
Location: Phoenix
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How would such a ban "save lives"?
Right. It worked so well when they "banned" it in the 30's. Nothing could
go wrong this time,huh ????????????
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Old 05-12-2012, 09:25 PM
 
Location: Old Bellevue, WA
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No.

There's no such thing as "second-hand drinking."

The reference to the smoking ban is non-sequitor.
Not so fast, are you not familiar with the concept of the 'meme.' A Bogie, Dean Martin, or Roger Moore throws back a drink and a whole generation is inspired to booze it up.

Pretty much the foundation of the $100 billion plus US advertising industry. It's real. Voila, second hand drinking. Why not ban this scourage before we all die?
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Old 05-12-2012, 09:27 PM
 
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No.

There's no such thing as "second-hand drinking."

The reference to the smoking ban is non-sequitor.
No but there is a thing called drunk driving.

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Actually it's not comparable is it because those killed in the crash really had no choice did they?


Just to note I wouldn't support a ban.
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