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Florida and Texas shamed California into opening up

Florida and Texas shamed California into opening up

May 20, 2021
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FILE – Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis gives an update on the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic during a press conference at Florida’s Turnpike Turkey Lake Service Plaza, in Orlando, Fla., in a Friday, July 10, 2020 file photo. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via AP, File) One of the great […]

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FILE – Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis gives an update on the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic during a press conference at Florida’s Turnpike Turkey Lake Service Plaza, in Orlando, Fla., in a Friday, July 10, 2020 file photo.  (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via AP, File)
FILE – Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis gives an update on the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic during a press conference at Florida’s Turnpike Turkey Lake Service Plaza, in Orlando, Fla., in a Friday, July 10, 2020 file photo. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via AP, File)

One of the great blessings of America’s federalist system is the ability of individual states to road-test policies for the entire nation, by acting as “laboratories of democracy.”

In 1932, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis popularized the phrase in New State Ice Company v. Liebmann, to describe how “a single courageous state may, if its citizens choose, serve as a laboratory; and try novel social and economic experiments without risk to the rest of the country.”

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