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Column: Recent court rulings step toward greater freedom




This past couple of weeks has offered a rare series of court rulings that have implications for both households and businesses, the two building blocks of our economy.

I write, of course, about the rejection of Indiana’s marriage rules and the Supreme Court’s ruling on the forced collection of union dues and the Hobby Lobby case on inclusion of contraceptives in a company’s insurance plan.

To begin, I applaud vigorously all these rulings for a simple reason that each limits the power of the state and vested interests. The union case is easiest to explain.

 

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