The unacceptable politics of the plastic bag ban

In this opinion column, the author commends Anchorage citizens for making sacrifices and taking extraordinary measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. However, the author believes that there is one glaring exception: the city’s plastic bag ban. The author details many concerns with people bringing their personal reusable bags to stores and cites San Francisco as evidence that “repealing plastic bag bans and prohibiting reusable bags is not a ‘right-wing conspiracy.'”

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