Here's how the argument breaks down, based on the massive advertising campaigns currently being waged by both sides.
Reasons to vote YES on Question 1:
1. It will create more consumer choice by opening up the market to more competition.
2. It will help chip away at the government's regulatory authority - always a good thing.
3. It's centered around the philosophy (albeit an unpopular one 'round these parts) that, by and large, the state's business owners should be treated like responsible adults, and not as hapless, infantile wards of the State.
Reasons to vote NO on Question 1:
1. THE STREETS WILL RUN RED WITH THE BLOOD OF OUR YOUNG!!!
Yeah, this is a real toughie.