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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 complete ivory ban strategy relies on the same prohibitionist thinking, without considering the alternative of regulated use and taxation accompanied by consumer education to lower demand, a strategy which has shown success in reducing tobacco use.
The third cluster (22% of the participants) can be linked to the views held by the progressive prohibitionists.
THE ANCHOR BABY PROHIBITIONIST CAN CERTAINLY FIND anecdotal evidence to support their broad suspicions, but most of the people having children in America, whatever their legal or visa status, do so because they are open to life and want to be a family together.
So why do some of us unwittingly help the gun prohibitionists ban the most popular types of today's firearms?
Prohibitionists supported a premise that alcohol and "lewd" labels on bottles fueled black misdeeds, creating a "black beast" that would potentially rape white women.
When we first introduced Goody Guns, gun prohibitionists had a conniption fit because they knew the psychology behind our program.
Rather than the viable alternatives presented by other historians, political alternatives such as the Prohibitionists or Populists were almost destined to fail and to do so in a common pattern, and Summers's argument will both challenge existing third-party historiography and interest anyone concerned with post-Reconstruction politics.
understanding of the motives and mindset of the prohibitionists,
Lungren's arguments are far from convincing to me, but they are good enough in principle to establish a stalemate and thus win the debate for the prohibitionists.
If the walls could talk at the Pardee House, they would recall the Good Templars - Prohibitionists - who met there, the oil man Ed Pardee who lived there, actor Tom Mix and the movies he filmed there and the Pacific Telephone Co.
His confession immediately sparked a war of words between his BBC bosses and anti-drugs prohibitionists.
Moreover, Summers shows how third-party challengers, especially the Prohibitionists and the Greenbackers, bedeviled the calculations of the major party leaders, even driving some Republicans to try to bribe Prohibitionist John St.