Who were the most ardent supporters of Prohibition?

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When I examine the spectrum of Prohibition supporters, the only conclusion I can draw is that it was a very odd group.

flo_klan1021_8colThe most ardent supporters of Prohibition included gangsters, the Anti-Saloon League, Methodists, Baptists, the Ku Klux Klan, the Women’s Christian Temperance Union, Coca Cola, and theater owners. These last hoped that emptying saloons would fill their theaters. It didn’t happen.

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