Step One: The First Amendment Covers Phillips’ Artistic Product
Obscene language should not enjoy The first Amendment protection.
Discriminating people because of their creativity and religion expressed through their body is morally unjust. Not only should we, as citizens of America, not discriminate against them, but businesses and companies especially should not discriminate against them. Because of the First Amendment and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, companies should not be permitted to not hire or fire people/employees simply because they display body art.
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The First Amendment states “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” Body art is a practice of some religions; therefore by prohibiting it in the workplace employers are violating the First Amendment. If someone violates the First Amendment there is supposed to be a legal remedy; therefore companies choosing to not hire someone because of their religious body art should be held accountable.
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What are the differences in rights individuals have as compared to rights corporations have under the First Amendment?
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Professors Volokh and Carpenter that wedding cakes shouldn’t get First Amendment coverage because they haven’t been covered in earlier cases. But that’s because the question has never been forced; even meddlesome city councils and state legislatures have never before tried to regulate wedding décor. So the novelty of wedding-related claims shouldn’t prevent us from treating them as we would claims by traditionally protected artisans like sculptors.