Unformatted text preview: considered private. They must be sufficiently selective, new members must be sought discreetly, there must be clearly designated membership criteria, the facilities must be available for use by nonmembers to an extent, and the primary purpose must be social rather than business. These criteria are put in place to ensure that the club is truly private, because allowing public establishments to discriminate is a slippery slope that could be grossly abused by some. I do believe that people have the right to do what they want in their own living room, and socialize with only those that they choose. Therefore I see the policy in place now of strictly allowing private clubs to discriminate, and holding them to the six criteria in order to do so, as a good compromise....
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This note was uploaded on 10/20/2011 for the course HTM 250 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at UMass (Amherst).
- Fall '11