Then why is the 2nd Circuit having to uphold denying money from Yale Law School for barring recruiters?
Apparently the Supremes only ruled that the Solomon Amendment doesn't violate the First Amendment freedom of association. Still, it's fairly generally recognized--outside of Yale Law School, at least--that the law is constitutional.
Hey, Yale: show some tolerance, celebrate some diversity, have some recruiters on campus.
Update: This didn't take long:
They're whores. What a shock. If it were really about principle, they'd do without the money.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Yale Law School will end its policy of not working with military recruiters following a court ruling this week that jeopardized about $300 million in federal funding, school officials said Wednesday...
"The fact is we have been forced under enormous pressure to acquiescence in a policy that we believe is deeply offensive and harmful to our students," said Robert Burt, a Yale law professor who was lead plaintiff in the case.
You haven't been forced, you whore. You're selling out. Don't feel bad, though--what better reason than money is there for selling out? Here's my favorite part:
The Air Force already has asked to participate in a job interview program that starts Monday, she (a Yale spokeswoman) said.