I posted a few days ago about yet another example of MADD’s influence in pressuring legislators to pass ever-more Draconian laws: proposed DUI laws in Manitoba giving police unlimited power to pull over any driver they wish and administer field sobriety tests – regardless of whether there are any indications of drunk driving. The following is a newspaper staff editorial standing up to similar pressures from MADD in another province, British Columbia:
Vancouver, BC. Oct. 25 –Drunk driving is a scourge on society. It kills innocent people and maims others. But the B.C. government has taken stern measures to combat it, including the imposition of some of the toughest penalties in Canada.