MONKS CAN'T SELL CASKETS


Louisiana Funeral Directors Assn.'s David Tatman and economist Donald Boudreaux on laws restricting the Monks of St. Joseph Abbey's business.
DATE: 09/10/2010

Discussion Questions

1. Should it be a crime for the monks to sell caskets? Why or why not?

2. Do you think the casket regulations protect families who are buying them? Are these regulations necessary? Why or why not?

3. Should customers be able to choose what kind of casket they want and where to buy it? And if you believe these laws should apply to caskets, should they apply to ALL products? Explain why or why not.


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