Union Violations of Property Rights Endorsed by California Supreme Court

In a case which could find its way to the Supreme Court, justices on the California Supreme Court overturned a 1975 law that barred union pickets on private property.  The Court tried to limit their ruling by suggesting that unions could still not use tactics that go beyond “persuasion of patrons to labor’s position.”  The decision gives big labor special privileges in California that other groups are not afforded.

This decision is just another example of big labor union supporters contorting the law and the Constitution to justify the actions of union militants.  Somehow we can’t imagine that the justices would have taken the same view if the pickets had occurred on property owned by the judges —  like their front lawn