The Fallacy of Cheap Rights

There is currently a fashionable idea that a right extends only to the point where it becomes a minor inconvenience and no farther. You see this type of thinking quite a bit these days.  But here’s an example, taken from a piece written by Prof. Gedicks (of BYU Law School, no less): The First Amendment’s establishment clause prevents the government from requiring people to bear the burden of religions to which they do not belong and whose teachings they do not practice. To be sure, the U.S. government should accommodate religious beliefs…