Comment: The mandate makes it bad

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The mandate makes it bad

The mandate makes it bad because it leaves the consumer with no right to privacy. Absent of a mandate, an individual store might still choose to ID all alcohol purchases. It would be their right to do so. However, without a mandate, a concerned person could simply go to another store where such practices are avoided. Under such a free market, the store that chooses to ID would thrive or fail based upon the willingness of the consumer to participate.