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    Do you agree with paternalistic laws?

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    Do you agree with paternalistic laws such as; prohibiting gambling, drinking while driving, underage drinking/smoking, prostitution, drugs, smoking in public places, helmet and seatbelt laws?

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    I definitely agree with paternalistic laws. In my opinion, they're a necessity and in place to protect the safety of one's self and others. To see the value in paternalistic laws, we have to consider what could happen if such laws were not in place. If we didn't have laws that mandated wearing ...

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    This solution discusses paternalistic law, and if paternalistic laws are a sound idea or are outdated as a form of seeking order in society.