2011-02-03 / Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion

QUESTION: A Brooklyn City councilman has introduced a bill that would, with a doctor’s consent, grant women who are having a difficult pregnancy to park in no-parking zones. Do you agree or disagree? Briefly explain.
Compiled by Bill O’Neill




“With some difficult pregnancies people can’t walk. They should be allowed to park close enough to the doctor’s office or wherever they have to go.” –Ruth Bogerd, Canarsie “With some difficult pregnancies people can’t walk. They should be allowed to park close enough to the doctor’s office or wherever they have to go.” –Ruth Bogerd, Canarsie

“I disagree because there’s not enough parking. There are all kinds of people with disabilities. You can’t just give away parking spaces.” –Keith Kay, Canarsie “I disagree because there’s not enough parking. There are all kinds of people with disabilities. You can’t just give away parking spaces.” –Keith Kay, Canarsie

“I don’t think they should get preferential treatment because everybody can claim something. I don’t mean to be heartless, but you have to be fair to everyone.” –Moe Don, Canarsie “I don’t think they should get preferential treatment because everybody can claim something. I don’t mean to be heartless, but you have to be fair to everyone.” –Moe Don, Canarsie

“Well, first of all, if they are having a difficult pregnancy, they shouldn't be driving. That’s a hazard.” –Ricardo Hylton, Canarsie “Well, first of all, if they are having a difficult pregnancy, they shouldn't be driving. That’s a hazard.” –Ricardo Hylton, Canarsie

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