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.
"I chose to be that guy who didn't issue the apology," says Daniel Elder. "Things went from there and it wasn't good."
And as many as 75 percent of middle income households face a tax increase under Biden's plan, even though the highest-earning households will pay the vast majority of the costs.
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids railed against cops for enforcing the same kind of anti-vaping rule they help pass.
It’s a jobs plan that isn’t about jobs, and an infrastructure plan that isn’t about infrastructure.