Guinness Prop 3-17 to Make St. Pat’s Official Holiday

by David Lauterbach
2009 February 20

Not that we don’t already celebrate St. Paddy’s day like the ordained father of all holiday’s, but this time of the year Guinness hauls out it’s campaign to promote Proposition 3-17. Prop 3-17 is a mission to get one million signatures on their petition to make St. Patrick’s Day an official holiday.

Last year, they got 350,000 sigs… but I think we can help them do better. So check out to sign… or head to Facebook where we’re helping to recruit signatures.

Pardon us please, while we pay for beer...

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We travelled there with our three daughters. We found all informations on Amsterdam it is a very beautiful town and the museums are great. But with the exchange rate as it is, we found it very expensive. Some museums were closed for refurbishment, but the views of the canals and hi-lights such as the Anne Frank House and the Artis Zoo (an old-fashioned place with a great array of animals kept in somewhat cramped conditions) are very memorable. The food is awful unless you want to spend a great deal of money and there is a cynical attitude to… Read more »

patrick wm. foster

Of course I want St. Patricks’s Day to be a holiday! IT’S MY BIRTHDAY and I am proud to be called PATRICK


I never knew about proposition 3-17. While Guinness may not be my favourite beer or even my favourite stout, I am partial to it and it is among the only mass produced beers I drink. Fair play to Guinness for trying to make it a holiday in the US. You guys have far too few Holidays over there. Needless to say that I will not be working, nor will most of the country (Ireland) as we will be too busy drinking. Perhaps Guinness should petition to have the archaic laws that exist in some parts of the US that ban… Read more »

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