Minnesota has banned bar specials that only apply to women.

However, the tradition of ladies night continues despite a decree by the Minnesota Department of Human Rights dating back to 1994.

In a more recent move, the department is targeting five unnamed bars in the Twin Cities that have the nerve to charge women lower prices.

Robert Murphy, of the Mises Institute, has a thorough analysis of the ladies night crackdown. He makes the point that “most men will be hurt — especially when they realize that fewer women will go out to the bar if the practice of ladies’ night is rendered illegal.”

Sadly, it could happen here. For the sake of all the singles out there, let’s hope it doesn’t.

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