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Prohibitionist

A person who subscribes to the idea that the best way to reduce unwanted actions is to ban them. For example, a prohibitionist may believe that the best way to end smoking is to forbid the possession or sale of tobacco. The effectiveness of prohibitionism is highly controversial.
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The prohibitionist argument depends on six premises.
More precisely, Summers writes of the failures of the Greenbackers, Prohibitionists, and Populists without looking at the actions, or sources of any of these groups.
political processes through which the prohibitionists sought to effect
If no such benefits exist, then the prohibitionists lose the entire foundation of their argument.
This could help Republicans in attempting to stanch the loss of voters to the Prohibitionists whose assault against liquor played upon "family values.
Barmaids, many of whom prided themselves on their ability to pour, chat, and keep a clean bar simultaneously, deeply resented this characterization by prohibitionists, yet the stereotype stuck.
Prohibitionists argue that by lessening the penalties on illegal drug use, you will increase the number of drug abusers, and as a result, more people will be ruining their lives.
When abolitionists, prohibitionists, and suffragettes made their political cases, why did they so often rely on Scripture?
The prohibitionists either were too ignorant and too uncaring to figure it out, or if they did, were too callous and too smug to warn the victims - in a real sense, their victims - about it.
Unfortunately, a high percentage of prohibitionists are poorly educated with many not venturing beyond the sport section of the newspaper or romance novels [1].
For the third straight year, violent crime has declined in all categories while gun sales climbed, gun ownership expanded and more citizens are carrying firearms for personal protection; proof positive that gun prohibitionists have been consistently and undeniably wrong, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said today.
Gun prohibitionists like Schumer have contended for years we ought to treat gun ownership like car ownership," Gottlieb stated.