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Alito’s Dissent on Phelps

Are state and local authorities required to allow the Phelps cult to do their thing next to military funerals? While I think that Justice Alito provided a pretty persuasive negative answer in his dissent, I can see how reasonable people might reach different conclusions. Over at Daily Kos, someone reads Alito’s opinion and comes up with all kinds of crazy.

Ramesh Ponnuru — Ramesh Ponnuru is a senior editor for National Review, a columnist for Bloomberg View, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and a senior fellow at the National Review Institute.

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