Smoking mad about ban


Councilmembers, congratulations on your recent vote to make criminals of those who smoke cigarettes on your beaches. You could not merely enforce existing litter laws as opposed to banning smoking on your beaches? You and yours must be quite proud of your actions. You’ve managed to make your beaches more exclusionary while concurrently solidifying California’s attempts to claim the title of Most Fascist State in the Union. And here we all thought Mussolini was dead. Hardly, as you and others like you continually remind us, the spirit of the fascist dictator lives on proudly in the beachfront communities of SoCal. Can’t we do better for the rights of the individual than your actions? “Ingested by young children playing in the sand?” You (in your press release) have to be joking.

Adam Trotter

Redondo Beach