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WaPo is whining about Walker, calling him “dangerous.” What they mean is he’s dangerous to Democrat campaign cash, but they clothe their argument with the nonsense that he’s dangerous to workers (like the tens of thousands of WI government workers who think government sector unions are so helpful and necessary that they immediately quit those unions when WI government sector union membership became pro-choice).
Remember – Walker didn’t outlaw unions. He made membership voluntary.
In Hobby Lobby SCOTUS held that the first clause of the First Amendment, the Establishment Clause, prohibits the government from forcing behavior antithetical to one’s religious beliefs: “Congress shall make no law respecting the establishment of religion…” The use of force by the federal government essentially to abridge one’s religious beliefs cannot be done.
The second clause in the First Amendment prohibits the government from abridging the speech of all Americans: “Congress shall make no law… abridging the freedom of speech.”
SCOTUS long has held that campaign donations are speech, that the only way the average citizen can “speak” in […]