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Dense. I mean, I get it, First Amendment and all that.
What he needs to get is that proprietors can set the dress code for their businesses/property if they wish. They are private enterprises, and property rights trump speech rights, unless said property receives gov't funding.
The Bill of Rights sets limits on government, not on the private sector.|
Mr Edmondson, like myself, took an oath "to support and defend the Constitution of the United States". That oath is regardless of any portions we disagree with and does not expire at the end of military service.
The zoo, as a private entity had the right to enforce it's dress code. Agree or not, Mr Edmundson must support THEIR rights to do so.Flag burning is abhorrent in my opinion but has been ruled a protected right by the SCOTUS so those who took the oath must abide by that as well.|