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    Re: NY Soda Ban: City Bans Big, Sugary Drinks At Eateries, Theaters

    Quote Originally Posted by Viktyr Korimir View Post
    It means what it says. The fact that the people of New York have allowed their government to infringe their basic rights for so long without revolting means that whatever stupid ****ed up law their government passes, they deserve-- it's a perfect example of how democracy breaks down when the electorate isn't qualified to govern itself.
    So what basic rights are being infringed upon in New York. And are you talking about the state or just NYC?

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    Re: NY Soda Ban: City Bans Big, Sugary Drinks At Eateries, Theaters

    Quote Originally Posted by Voltaire X View Post
    So what basic rights are being infringed upon in New York. And are you talking about the state or just NYC?
    I'm only talking about NYC for now. First and most obvious complaint is gun rights.

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    Re: NY Soda Ban: City Bans Big, Sugary Drinks At Eateries, Theaters

    Quote Originally Posted by Shadow Serious View Post
    Cinemas make most of their money at the snack counter the ban on large drinks would not stand there.
    I don't think that is right because now the customer will have to buy 2 over priced drinks to get the same amount so the theater makes more.

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    Re: NY Soda Ban: City Bans Big, Sugary Drinks At Eateries, Theaters

    Quote Originally Posted by Viktyr Korimir View Post
    I'm only talking about NYC for now. First and most obvious complaint is gun rights.
    You can still own any rifle/handgun (but you have to register it), but the concealed carry permits here are rarely given out from what I gather.

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    Re: NY Soda Ban: City Bans Big, Sugary Drinks At Eateries, Theaters

    I just still don't get the logic - - it won't make any difference and it's not like New York is mega obese or something anyway
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    Re: NY Soda Ban: City Bans Big, Sugary Drinks At Eateries, Theaters

    Quote Originally Posted by Cephus View Post
    The simple solution to this, at least until the courts throw it out, is for businesses to institute a "bring your own cup" policy. People can bring a plastic cup of any size from home and fill it up for a certain price.
    Actually against the health code for restaurants and places that serve prepared foods.

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    Re: NY Soda Ban: City Bans Big, Sugary Drinks At Eateries, Theaters

    Quote Originally Posted by tererun View Post
    Actually against the health code for restaurants and places that serve prepared foods.
    It isn't in the civilized parts of the country.

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    Re: NY Soda Ban: City Bans Big, Sugary Drinks At Eateries, Theaters

    Quote Originally Posted by Viktyr Korimir View Post
    It isn't in the civilized parts of the country.
    Wait, what state did all the republican loonies and christian radicals die in?

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