Professor Winkler Quoted in Washington Post on Farm Owners Fined for Saying No to Lesbian Wedding

August 20, 2014 — Professor Adam Winkler commented in the Washington Post about farm owners who were fined for refusing to rent out their home for a lesbian wedding.

Public accommodation laws usually don’t apply to private residences, which is why this case is more unusual than previous ones, said Adam Winkler, a law professor at the University of California, Los Angeles.

“It is just another case in the many battles in the fight over public accommodation of same-sex marriages,” Winkler said. “If you want to open yourself up to the public, there’s a cost, which is that you can’t discriminate.”

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