What's the world coming to?

Editorial Notebook

July 20, 2002

A PARAPLEGIC man is suing a Florida strip joint for being in violation of his civil rights because there is no wheelchair access to upstairs private rooms where he could get a "lap dance."

The club owner said he could use a private room downstairs. But the plaintiff's lawyer replied that "separate but equal is not good enough."

Sometimes, on controversial issues, we're conflicted as to whether this or that "constitutional right" can possibly be what the Founding Fathers intended.

On this one, we're sure.

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