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Motorcyclists push again to make helmets optional

By Kyle Cheney
State House News Service / December 1, 2011
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Advocates for motorcyclists, long stymied in their bid to make helmets optional for riders, yesterday invoked the Legislature’s change of heart on casino gambling - and the economic arguments that led to its recent passage - in a renewed push for a so-called helmet choice law. “Four years ago we weren’t going to pass gambling in Massachusetts. Now we have. I think adults should have that choice,’’ said Paul Cote, an advocate for the rights of motorcyclists.

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