So, I just read this story on The Blaze which informed me that

A group of legislators in Nevada are proposing a bill that would ban air fresheners and candles in public places because, they say, the fragrances can annoy some. But Critics say the bill would lead to stinky rooms and prohibit priests from using candles in Mass.

Las Vegas Democratic Assemblyman Paul Aizley on Monday presented the proposed legislation, which would set restrictions on pesticides, fragrances and candles to accommodate people with chemical sensitivities.

I’m so tempted to cheer this on because I’m one of those people with chemical sensitivities.  I hate walking into a restroom with a perfumy air freshener.  I’d take the poop smell over that poison any day because, at least when I leave the restroom, the side effects don’t linger with me like they do will the scentsy junk.  And I’m sure I’ve offended several old ladies—you, know, the ones who smell like they’ve bathed in perfume—by moving away from them in church.  I’m sorry, but the migraine and nausea are just too much to handle.

But, as tempted as I am to cheer on this legislation and write to my own representatives and suggest the same thing, I’m not going to because I know this isn’t right.  Businesses should be free to pollute their restrooms if they want to.  So, if this were proposed in Indiana, I’d be willing to take one for team and oppose it.

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