May 26, 2005

fundamental rights?

I caught on the radio while driving something about a NY District court judge ruling against tobacco smoking at a private club, for a once-a-year pipe-smoking event. The real kicker was that his opinion said that the Constitution grants no fundamental right to smoke tobacco! Uh huh. Yet by some mysterious alchemy it grants a fundamental right to abortion...

I can imagine that judge sitting around with his cronies talking about how those conservatives are joyless puritans who want to meddle in people's private lives...

Posted by John Weidner at May 26, 2005 1:06 PM
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