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Unformatted text preview: -law must have been enacted for this purpose-dissenting opinion states the law was clearly enacted for the safety of those working in bakeries and is therefore well within the police power of the state Muller v. Oregon-despite many advances women are still dependent on men- lack informed consent-it becomes necessary to restrict the contractual rights of women when doing so prevents excessive female strain in the workplace-deciding issue- to allow excessive strain would hamper womens ability to bear and care for children, a necessity for a robust society-women having healthy children is a positive externality of the market for female labor-women not being able to produce robust children would be a negative externality; it would be bad for society...
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- Fall '06