Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Today I Find Myself Agreeing With Justice Alito, Surprisingly

Posted By on Wed, Mar 2, 2011 at 4:49 PM

From today's minority opinion in Snyder v. Phelps et al. in which a 8-1 decision allows the shall-not-be-named Topeka based hate group to continue to picket funerals:

“In order to have a society in which public issues can be openly and vigorously debated,” he wrote, “it is not necessary to allow the brutalization of innocent victims.”

[NY Times]

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