Today might be an important day for economic liberty — the Institute for Justice goes to court on behalf of the monks of St. Joseph’s Abbey to protect their right to make and sell caskets on the open market. Chip Mellor of I.J. writes:
When we appear before the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans on behalf of the monks of St. Joseph Abbey, we will ask the court to confront head-on whether protecting cartels from competition at the expense of economic liberty is a constitutional use of government power.