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Unformatted text preview: looked at ways the government might seek to interfere with a group. The court found there are instances in which the government will seek to infringe unconstitutionally on the right of a group, such as if the members are a part of an unsavory organization, or the government may require declared membership of groups wanting anonymity, and it may interfere with the inner workings of a group. The court reasoned that the right to associate is not absolute, especially if there is a compelling state interest. They held that since the Minnesota Human Rights Act does not discriminate on viewpoint or the suppression of speech, it plainly serves the State’s interest of preventing discrimination. They also held that the Jaycees failed to provide any real burden this Act imposes on their members. They found that the full inclusion of both sexes would not obstruct the organizations ability of expression on political, cultural, economic, and social affairs....
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This note was uploaded on 01/12/2011 for the course COMM 452 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at University of Michigan.
- Spring '08