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Letter to the Editor 03-13-12

Alcohol served at movies sends the wrong message

Re: “Coming attractions: Construction begins on Hesperia’s first movie theater” (Feb. 28).

• No. 1 — Drink alcohol for 2 hours-plus and then leave and get on the roads? Right next to the police department! Are you serious?

• No. 2 — This gives kids the message that movies and drinking alcohol go together!

• No. 3 — What is to stop a 21-year-old from buying alcohol and giving it to underage kids? Are the movies going to have to hire a policeman to watch them and add the cost to the movie ticket?

• No. 4 — Most parents send their kids to movies alone. You wouldn’t send your kids to a bar for a reason. Would you want your kid sitting next to someone drinking all through the movie?

• No. 5 — Teenagers make out like crazy now in the movies. What could it be like if someone older buys them drinks?

• No. 6 — I think this is a bad idea. I hope all the churches in Hesperia get together and can stop this unsafe plan! I think this shows the people that the movies do not put your children first!

— Donna Juista, Hesperia

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