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Freedom Vs Safety: Where Do We Draw the Line?

THE GOLDENDALE SENTINEL — When I was nine years old, I was the Seat Belt Girl. I say this not only because I wore my lap belt religiously as a child, but because Oregon at the time was trying to introduce mandatory safety belt laws and they had these campaign ads during the election with a montage of child voices and faces. I was the kid in the magenta jumpsuit who...