Individual Rights Trumped by “Public Health”
Individual rights continue to take a shellacking from “public” officials, in this instance very close to my home.
Grand Rapids City Commissioners have voted to snuff out smoking in public gathering places and private businesses.
The question came down to individual rights versus public health, with the latter coming out on top.
Though the Grand Rapids’ City Commission is not, at this time, imposing their will, for the public good of course, on bars, restaurants, or hotels, it goes without saying that individual rights are merely a nuisance to the powers that be.
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