From the November 1985 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

New 'Scarlet Letters': DUI

Many of these items are contrary to AA philosophy. Their publication here does not mean that the Grapevine endorses or approves them; they are offered solely for your information.

SARASOTA, FLA.--Becky Titus is a Sarasota County judge and the author of a local program to force people convicted of drunken driving to display a red-lettered bumper sticker announcing the conviction to the world.

Her husband [Elliott Metcalfe] is the county's chief public defender, and he [opposed] his wife's program. "Unconstitutional, humiliating, and an invasion of privacy," fumed Mr. Metcalfe....

-- John Nordheimer