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Unions should not trample the rights of government workers

Originally published in The Patriot-News

Four years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Janus v. AFSCME that no government worker could be forced to pay into a union they didn’t opt to support. The result: Since 2018, the nation’s largest government unions have lost nearly 219,000 members.

In response, public union executives have conducted aggressive campaigns to pressure individuals and use government powers to coerce workers into paying dues.

Groups that serve their members well don’t need to use force. But that’s not the case with government unions, which have adopted gang-like tactics to bully workers into handing over their money.

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