Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Prison for parents who allow drinking?

The Ridgefield Press (Ridgefield, CT) March 26, 2012

"After another year darkened by teen deaths, Ridgefield officials want to toughen state laws so parents who allow underage drinking could face up to a year in prison and a $500 fine.
'We need to get to the parents, and there have to be some consequences,' First Selectman Rudy Marconi said, 'and right now there just aren’t any.'
Mr. Marconi, a Democrat, State Rep.John Frey, a Republican, and Police Chief John Roche are pushing the state legislature to toughen the penalties for adults who allow underage alcohol consumption in their homes — something that’s currently 'a $75 mail-in infraction,' Mr. Frey said." Read More

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