Unstated, but perhaps a contributing factor, was the increasing prosperity we have enjoyed in country in recent years.
Do you now see that protective guidelines and so-called restrictions, which advocates solemnly promise will protect against abuse, are mere useless veneer?
Razzle-dazzle them. That’s what good carney pitchmen do to sell their wares. So do assisted-suicide advocates.
Never mind that the U.S.’s increased reliance on natural gas has allowed us, pretty much alone in the world, to actually reduce our carbon emissions.
Canada is our closest cultural cousin: We had better be careful, or the same thing could happen here.