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May 14, 2013 at 7:06 AM

DUI legislation

Is alcoholism a disease?

Using the “alcoholism is a disease” catch phrase when speaking about drunken driving is insulting and misleading [“Editorial: Proceed with caution on DUI legislation,” Opinion, May 13].

Alcoholism mixed with driving is a strange disease indeed. It kills other people rather than the sufferer.

Stephen Gins, Kenmore

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