To the Editor:
This is in response to the letter from John Weddle, who thinks people should still be allowed to smoke wherever and whenever they want.
I wish Brazil had a no-smoking ordinance like Greencastle, Plainfield and Terre Haute.
There are places here that I don't go because of the smoke. If people were still allowed to smoke anywhere, anytime, I would have to stay home 24/7.
We put up with that for too many years.
My mother and stepfather smoked and everything in the house stunk of smoke.
That's why I don't smoke.
Smokers make up a small minority of the population, less than one-fourth.
What I don't understand is, since they are a minority, why does anyone think that smokers should have all the rights?
It is a disgusting habit, and something else I don't understand is why anyone would start doing it in the first place.