Most legal scholars since the New Deal have held that the right to earn an honest living as one chooses, without government interference, does not exist, and that the Supreme Court’s past support of such a right was unprecedented or illegitimate. But, in fact, the right to earn a living rests on solid historical ground that stretches back to the Magna Carta.

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