If I were to support the claims of either one of the parties it would be to have tax on soda and other sugary drinks. I would support this party because sugary drinks cause diabetes, obesity, and tooth decay. I you had tax on soda then it would limit the amount of soda you would buy because it would cost more. It also provides more money for cities to use.
I think having tax on soda and sugary drinks is a good idea. Having tax on soda will improve the health of children and families. Roughly 13 percent of African American and Latino adults are diagnosed with diabetes, and 7.6 percent of white adults are diagnosed. Many people with diabetes still drink soda everyday.
The bad thing about having tax on soda is that it will hurt small businesses and customers living in expensive places that are struggling to survive. People who do not want tax on soda also say that city leaders will use the money however they want, despite the talk of putting it towards health programs.
I would support the claims of the party that would want to have tax on soda. I would support this party because soda and other sugary drinks cause diabetes, obesity, and tooth decay. Having tax on soda would decrease the amount of sugary drinks you take in because it would cost more to buy these drinks. There is some bad things about having tax on sugary drinks, though. If you had tax on soda it would hurt small businesses and customers struggling to survive. There is many good points of having tax on sugary drinks, but there is also many bad points. I would still choose to support the claims of the party that would want to have tax on sugary drinks.
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