By Richard Wolf | USA TODAY
The Supreme Court is asked frequently to rule on issues affecting the right to vote. On Wednesday, the issue was how to dress.
Can a state prohibit voters from wearing a “Make America Great Again” or “Me Too” T-shirt? How about displaying the gay rights movement’s rainbow flag, or “Parkland Strong” to support the Florida community shaken by the Feb. 14 school shooting?
And why would it be OK to herald the First Amendment across one’s chest, but not the Second Amendment?
“The problem is that so many things have political connotations,” Justice Samuel Alito said. “There are always going to be hard calls.”