In a free society, individuals must respect the right of others to make their own choices free from government coercion. However they do not have to approve of those choices. Individuals are free to use peaceful persuasion to stop others from engaging in immoral or destructive behavior. They can also avoid associating with individuals or businesses whose actions they find immoral or simply distasteful.
There has been much written about the Boy Scouts of America’s recent acceptance of openly homosexual scout masters. The organization has been raked over the coals by the right and accused of offering only a half-measure by the Left. But few appreciate what the BSA has actually done — and the BSA has no idea what it has done to itself.
So how much have Donald Trump’s attacks on Fox News and its debate co-host Megyn Kelly cost him in the polls? According to the latest numbers from NBC News, they’ve cost him not a bit. In fact, he’s even moved up a point.