Laguna Beach Independent columnist David Vanderveen has been one of the major supporters of an effort to Fight the Social Host Ordinance in Laguna Beach, California. The efforts to battle … Continue reading →
When an organization’s primary focus is on the most broken among us – the addicted, the alcoholics, the schizophrenics, violent or absent parents – their skewed perspective means that sometimes what they advocate can be more damaging to the healthy than it is helpful to the ill.
Justice Ginsburg Throws Party While 120-Year-Old Parents Away For Weekend OCTOBER 10, 2012 | ISSUE 48•41 | MORE NEWS ALEXANDRIA, VA—With her parents leaving town to celebrate their 98th wedding anniversary, Justice Ruth … Continue reading →
This weekly roundup in underage drinking news leaves us with more questions than answers. Justin Bieber plays beer pong? Maybe our little boy singer is growing up and making mistakes, … Continue reading →
The states of Illinois and Connecticut have passed revised versions of their existing Social Host Laws. Both of the amended SHLs broaden the definition of who is a host, which … Continue reading →
As parents send their children back to school, Connecticut parents of teens have something new and scary to study: a significant revision of an underage drinking law that may have thousands of residents … Continue reading →
In less than a year, three school board members have been charged with permitting minors to drink in their home. The latest is Harrisburg, South Dakota’s Michelle Schirado, who handed … Continue reading →
It’s not yet 9:30am and the inbox is full with several high-profile stories and arrests. Starting at 2:00am and throughout the day, I get news alerts from papers and websites … Continue reading →