Published: Tuesday, Feb. 26 2013 12:20 p.m. MST
Once again proving that in Utah "Big Business" rules! We'll bend
for national chains with unlimited cash, but say the average joe wants the laws
changed to treat him like an adult, they'll be none of that. zion curtaincan't see the wine list until you ordersocialist
controlled state liquor storesElectronic counters on bottlesMeanwhile the geniuses on the hill are passing laws to make sure Crazy people
can pack a pistol into the bar?
As an active LDS adult, I think the Utah Liquor laws are ridiculous. We always
talk about being business friendly in this state. If that is so, than let the
businesses serve alcohol. When I travel out of state for work frequently, my
dinner has never been ruined by someone else ordering a drink. The "zion
curtain" is a stupid idea as was private clubs. Let people drink and help
the tourism industry selling conventions to come here, able to take these stupid
rules off of the table.
What a bizarre length we have to go to so we can get a beer at a pizza hut. But
we're moving forward, slowly but forward.
Before easing alcohol restrictions, lawmakers should conduct a study similar to
an environmental impact statement for projects affecting the environment. The
study should determine the extent to which the new law will affect highway
safety. They should vote on the law only after considering the affect the law
will have on the safety of others.
Do Utah citizens support big government or small government? These liquor laws
have created a large government layer and complex rules and regulations for
business. Education and enforcement about alcohol is best done in
the home by parents. Government should not be in that business, other than
enforcing common sense age limits.
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