Why Justice Roberts’ Opinion Could Set Alarming Precedents | | AlterNet

Why Justice Roberts’ Opinion Could Set Alarming Precedents | | AlterNet.

Roberts’ twisted reasoning was a reflection of an argument made by right-wing think-tanks and commentators such as George Will that want the Supreme Court to resurrect the so-called Lochner Era, where in 1905 the Court started issuing decisions reversing progressive healthcare and labor reforms, holding an individual’s freedom to have a “contract” with their employer was more deserving of constitutional protection than societal concerns.

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