Thursday, April 23, 2020

"If liquor stores are essential, why isn't church?"

So ask Michael McConnell (Stanford) and Max Raskin (Adjunct, NYU) in a recent NYT op-ed.  I confess I hadn't expected Professor McConnell to hold the Marxist view that religion is the opium (or liquor) of the people, but that aside, I would have thought the answer was obvious:  people can practice their religion without going to a church or other religious institution; but you can't drink or eat unless you can go to stores to buy things to drink and eat.

https://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/2020/04/if-liquor-stores-are-essential-why-isnt-church.html

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