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Questionable Quote from Abraham Lincoln,

Prohibition goes beyond
the bounds of reason
in that it attempts to control
a man's appetite by legislation,
and makes a crime out of things
that are not crimes.


Abraham Lincoln (more quotes by Abraham Lincoln or books by/about Abraham Lincoln)

(1809-1865) 16th US President


Questionable. Supposedly from a speech, 18 Dec. 1840, to Illinois House of Representatives . No source has been confirmed. Believed to have been written by former Mayor of Atlanta, Anti-Prohibition campaign manager, Col. John B. Goodwin, 1887


Civil Rights, Crime, Drugs, Individual Rights, Law, Morals, President, Prison, Prohibition, Reason, Tolerance, Tyranny


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