Laws Restricting Smoking in Private Cars Argumentative Essay by Write Fine

Laws Restricting Smoking in Private Cars
An argument against laws, that would restrict smoking in private cars, as an infringement on privacy.
# 111765 | 1,157 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2009 | US
Published on Jan 29, 2009 in Law (General) , Child, Youth Issues (Family Issues) , Psychology (Alcohol and Drugs)


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Description:

This paper examines the arguments for or against the passing of a law that forbids smoking in cars with children smaller than 5 years or weighing less than 40 pounds. The paper argues against a law that would regulate smoking in the individual's own car, as an infringement against privacy and as a way in which the state can dangerously intervene and impose in a private individual space.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • DeFao, Janine. Proposed car-smoking ban angers foes of 'nanny' laws. San Francisco Chronicle. March 2007.
  • Bazar, Emily. Laws prohibit smoking around children. USA Today. November 2006. On the Internet at http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/2006-11-27-smoking-bans_x.htm. Last retrieved on April 20, 2008
  • Sweeney, James. CA Bill to Ban Smoking in Cars Carrying Small Children Resurrected. The San Diego Union Tribune. 2004. On the Internet at http://no-smoking.org/august04/08-25-04-4.html. Last retrieved on April 20, 2008
  • Haskell, Meg. Law prohibiting smoking in cars gets Baldacci OK. Bangor Daily News. April 2008. On the Internet at http://bangornews.com/news/t/news.aspx?articleid=162862&zoneid=500. Last retrieved on April 20, 2008.
  • Belluck, Pam. Maine City Bans Smoking in Cars With Children. The New York Times. January 2007.

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