The meaning of “liberty,” anno Domini 2004: Following ACLU Intervention, Refusal to Print Invites to Same-Sex Wedding Ends With Printer Apology and Agreement Not to Discriminate. The moral, as stated by the ACLU staff attorney: “Business owners are entitled to their private opinions about same-sex marriage, but discriminatory business practices are not permitted.” Freedom is freedom to think what you want, as long as your beliefs don’t affect anything you do that affects other people. The staff attorney, for example, is in the business of providing legal services. Presumably he shouldn’t be allowed to let his beliefs as to what is right affect what cases he takes, the terms on which he takes them, or how aggressively he pursues them. If he did he would be discriminating among clients based on his private opinion as to their moral worth, an obvious gross violation of their human dignity. I’m sure he would agree that should be forbidden.