Opinion: Give thought to allowing alcohol on reservationsProhibition doesn’t work.
It lasted 13 years in America and gave life to nationally syndicated crime, the income tax and opposition by the United States Brewers’ Association to women’s suffrage, the right for women to vote.
All of this is detailed in a new book by Daniel Okrent, “Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition.” The book, according to columnist George Will, “recounts how Americans abolished a widely exercised private right — and condemned the nation’s fifth largest industry — in order to make the nation more Heavenly. Then all hell broke loose.”
By: Tim Giago, Syndicated columnist