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To: William Terrell
"Some form of limitation on spirits has been part of this continent's history since the first European settlers arrived. Originally, these limitations were imposed to prevent drunkenness among the colonists."

The Making of Prohibition

103 posted on 01/12/2003 11:29:19 AM PST by Roscoe
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To: Roscoe
It is a given that states can reasonably 'regulate' the use & sale of most anything. - The key being legally reasonable, --- as per the Justice Harlan quote I posted earlier.

Thus roscoe, your quote on prohibition is inane, as usual.
104 posted on 01/12/2003 11:39:16 AM PST by tpaine
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To: Roscoe
"Some form of limitation on spirits has been part of this continent's history since the first European settlers arrived. Originally, these limitations were imposed to prevent drunkenness among the colonists."

Absolutely. Limitations. Not eradication. We tried eradication, remember?

108 posted on 01/12/2003 12:08:18 PM PST by William Terrell
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