Property Rights and Racism

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Should a black restaurant owner be allowed to refuse to serve a member of the KKK?

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    So here's the question: Should a black restaurant owner be allowed to refuse to serve a member of the KKK?
     
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    I think a private business owner should be able to run his business the way s/he sees fit. If people do not like it, they will not purchase the goods/services offered by that business and the business will fail.

    Are there exceptions to this here and there? Sure. I expect restaurants to have health and safety checks. Why? Because the patrons are not generally permitted to go back to the kitchen and watch their food being prepared...so an outside agency protects people.

    But as far as allowing smoking, drinking, and whether or not a black business owner wants to serve members of the KKK? That should be up to the business owner.

    If the black business owner happened to built his bar in the middle of a town mainly populated by white power freakazoids...he'll probably lose business...but if he is anywhere normal, he'll probably gain business with that policy.
     
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    Unless they come in wearing their attire of white sheets, how does a restaurant owner know they are KKK?
     
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    Maybe they're a known member of the KKK, maybe they announce that they're a member of the KKK, or maybe they are wearing their nightgown. Should the black restaurant owner be allowed to refuse service?
     
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    If they are died-in-the-wool KKK members would they patronize said business?
     
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    Would they be served fried or sauteed in giblet gravy?
     
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    That was my next question.

    Why would a group known for wanting to kill and lynch black people be wanting to give his money and have his food prepared for him by a black man?

    Mayko no sense.
     
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    In this scenario they do.
     
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    So you don't want to answer the question?
     

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