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Do you think soft drinks should be banned in New York City?

  1. harmony155 profile image68
    harmony155posted 6 years ago

    Do you think soft drinks should be banned in New York City?

    Should a Mayor of a city be allowed to ban food items?

  2. Vasiliki Bouras profile image60
    Vasiliki Bourasposted 6 years ago

    No! Why is the goverment making decisions for society? We have free will to choose, they should not be getting involved in our freedom to choose what we do to ourselves!

  3. manofmystery24 profile image59
    manofmystery24posted 6 years ago

    No. You have to exercise discipline and free will. Just leave that stuff for the weekend!

  4. Ms Dee profile image85
    Ms Deeposted 6 years ago

    A ban is not what is needed. Rather than trying to control other people, give them what they to control themselves. What is needed? A widespread effort to educate the public well on the effects of soft drinks on the body over the long term. Only when people are knowledgable of the consequences through helpful facts and examples of the affects on the body will motivation be sparked to seriously consider changing a bad habit. Also, healthy alternatives need to be provided.

  5. Bob Zermop profile image89
    Bob Zermopposted 6 years ago

    No. I think allowing the gov to take control of something as individual as diet is on the way down a slippery slope, even though I am aware of the healthcare-burden argument. I put liberty and freedom higher up on my list of priorities than the eating habits of other people.

  6. harmony155 profile image68
    harmony155posted 6 years ago

    Will french fries and burgers be banned next?

  7. endless sea profile image71
    endless seaposted 6 years ago

    controlling our diets and drinks just don't make us feel free we are free people and we have our will to choose things we want to eat or drink and everyone is well aware of the how and what to eat so banning soft drinks is not a cool idea smile

 
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