(The Federalist) The city of Portland moved to ban official business with — and travel to — Texas Friday, after a Lone Star State law went into effect protecting babies with a heart beat from being aborted.
It’s not surprising; Portland’s been flirting with dangerously illiberal secessionist thinking for a while now. Just last year, they allowed the federal government’s courthouse and officers to come under violence siege for weeks, even referring to lawful federal officers as “occupiers.” Threatening neighboring governments fits in perfectly (and even trails the California government).
Does banning business with another American government sound illegal? No one cares: More and more, even asking if something is legal has been relegated to a relic from a time and place that no longer exists in our country. There is no more “legal” or “illegal” — all that matters is whether something is desired by the leftists in charge. (Read More)