The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation has fined Roosters salon for allowing cosmetologists to shave their customers. Texas law allows only barbers to shave. Roosters owner Joe Grondin notes that the shaves were performed not with a straight razor but with a disposable safety razor. "Any 10-year-old can walk into a drugstore and buy them. Why would they be illegal?" said Grondin. He refused to pay the fine and is suing the state.
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I was one of the 153 signers and am a veteran of the Twitter wars. But even I was taken aback by the swift, virulent response.
Governments overplayed their hands with mandates that they are losing the ability to enforce.
But buried beneath the bilious response to the Harper's joint statement is a worthwhile argument about freedom of association.
An "oil spill" of politics has polluted American life, leaving little room for common ground.