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It’s the Law



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Slate offers an example of how dumb laws effectively get ignored out of existence. Those of you who have been to Miami will be amused to know that a local law makes it a crime to “knowingly sell to, serve, or allow a homosexual person to consume alcoholic beverages, or to knowingly allow two or more homosexual persons to congregate or remain in his place of business.”

In Miami, this is. A municipality that offers domestic-partnership benefits to public employees. Miami, where the local gay-business directory lists at least 17 gay bars, a half-dozen gay gyms, pages of gay hotels, a gay bathhouse, and a gay bicycle shop. 

Like Obamacare, it’s the law.



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