Senator Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) believes that government regulations should be eliminated. He gives as an example the regulation that workers involved with the preparation and serving of food are required to wash their hands after eliminating waste products in the establishments bathroom. Tillis feels such a regulation is somehow strangling the ability of the business to prosper: the business should be allowed to decide for themselves if they want to have their employees wash potentially dangerous byproducts from the workers’ hands before they serve you that cheese danish or make that pumpkin latte with an extra shot.
This latest ruling by the best Supreme Court money can buy is actually quite problematic and may come back to bite those that are celebrating a win for religious freedom.
[For an excellent discussion of the lack of knowledge and understanding coming from the SCOTUS decision on Hobby Lobby (and another fine example of slut-shaming) read the article in The Daily Beast by Sally Kohn, “Hobby Lobby: Sex, Lies, and Craft Supplies” … Conservatives are making five arguments hailing the decision. They’re all factually wrong, which leads them to the sixth: women are sluts.]