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Reader comment on item: Don't Bring That Booze into My Taxi

Submitted by Brooks Imperial (United States), Oct 10, 2006 at 11:53

If Muslim taxi drivers won't carry non-Muslim passengers, they should be denied common carrier licenses and the protections afforded them through taxpayer-funded public utilities commissions and authorities.

If Muslim cabbies want to publicly identify their cars as religious vehicles they should be permitted to do so, but taxpayers should not be funding the practice through P.U.C. protections and regulations. I don't think this practice will survive a 1st Am. Establishment Clause test.


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