Every few years since at least 1989, Connecticut lawmakers have tried — and failed — to ban driving with an open alcoholic beverage.
In 2008, during what became a four-and-a-half-hour debate on the proposal in the state House of Representatives, members of the Black and Puerto Rican Caucus warned that the bill could lead to more profiling. racism from the police – and ending the traditions of townspeople sitting in parked cars with friends and sharing beers. The argument forced the bill to be abruptly withdrawn without a vote.
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