Published: Thursday, March 14 2013 8:15 p.m. MDT
If you can honestly give me stats to prove that this "Zion Curtain"
actually discourages youth from drinking, I'll buy you a drink. If a family
walks into a restaurant, doesn't see the drink being made but sets down
next to my table (or many others) they will see alcohol being consumed by myself
or someone with me. How does that shield the sensitive youth of this state from
being exposed to alcohol. Using the lawmakers logic, wouldn't a young adult
be more inclined to want to drink after watching the guy at the next table over,
who is laughing with his family and having a good time, as opposed to just
seeing a drink being mixed at a bar? I know, it's unrealistic that a
youngster would want to drink just because they saw me having a beer with
dinner, but it's just as unrealistic that they would by seeing a bartender
mixing or pouring a drink. Man, there are some uptight, untrusting people in
this state. I say if those of you who have taught your kids your way, then trust
them to make the decision based on facts, not scare tactics.
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