The national public argument over Arizona Senate Bill 1062 revolved around who had the right to discriminate in the marketplace and what reasons (religion, in this case) they could use to justify such behavior. The bill was vetoed amid vocal outrage about the state putting its stamp of approval on discrimination. But a recent poll shows that a vast majority of Americans support the right of a photographer, for example, to decline to shoot a gay wedding. Scott Shackford argues that rather than looking at who can discriminate and for what reasons, we really should look at what goods and services are covered by public accommodation laws in the first place and whether the protections are even needed.
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At a time when legacy publications are increasingly seen as playing for one political "team" or the other, this type of editorial decision will not do anything to fix that perception.
Partisans who abandon constitutional principles because they prove inconvenient are in for a rude surprise when the other team wins.
The new president availed himself of Seila Law v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Even as the district struggles to vaccinate seniors, it will soon allow half the city to get in line.
The president could form a sizable splinter party if he's serious, but GOP defectors would have major ballot-access issues. Might they take over a smaller party instead?