The Seat Belt Law.

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    Should there be such a law?
     
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    No. Just like there should be no motorcycle helmet laws.

    If people want to die, let them.
     
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    Yes! If we say no, then child safety seats in cars should have the same argument.
     
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    Shouldn't it be their choice.
     
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    Yes, that's what I said.
     
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    No.

    Let the insurance companies deal with it.
     
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    In '09, Illinois recorded less that 1,000 traffic fatalities for the first time since 1921. Due in part to increased seat belt usage and stricter enforcement of belt laws. Yeah it's a good thing.
     
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    It's unconstitutional!
     
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    That's not really a valid argument. The kids have no choice about being in the car. Although; agreed: a parent killed due to not wearing a seatbelt is not exactly going to be in the surviving child's best interests.
     
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    It should be a requirement for drivers and children...all others, if you are not wearing one...no insurance pay out for you or your family members and no government support for your med bills. Kicked to the curb.
     

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