Yesterday I saw two stores in the Mall at Rockingham Park that banned "racism" and "discrimination" inside. One even declared "zero tolerance." Stores restricting customers' thoughts and personal choices are a disturbing trend, no matter what ideas they banish. (1/3)

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People have generally been thought to have broad leeway in their shopping choices. They can prefer vendors of their own religion or ethnic groups. That's considered unacceptable discrimination when practiced by businesses. Will those shops kick customers out if they suspect them of discriminatory shopping? (2/3)

It's easy to imagine other shops retaliating, banning socialism or critical race theory on their premises. As our society gets more tribalized, it could become more common. But I suspect that the stores will notice that these hostile signs at their entrances are causing a drop in business and will quietly remove them soon. (3/3)

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