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Norway: FRP wants to push through ‘beer in the park’ before summer

The Progress Party (FRP) and The Conservatives supported by The Liberals wish to amend the law and allow drinking in the park within a few months, the Christian Democrats are protesting.

Strengthened by the Conservative’s surprising yes at their congress to allow ‘beer in the park’, FRP wants to legalize consumption of alcohol in Norwegian parks and beaches already this summer.

– We believe the law can be amended without undermining the laws of peace and order in public places. Obvious drunkenness and rioting, has a number of other laws that govern that, Parliament Member of the Progress Party, Sivert Bjørnstad, told Aftenposten.

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