Suing To Sell Baked Goods
STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:
Good morning, I'm Steve Inskeep. Never mind health care or tax reform. This nation is beginning a battle over baked goods. New Jersey and Wisconsin banned the sale of homemade baked goods. In Wisconsin, you can't sell cookies or brownies without a license. But now three Wisconsin women are suing - call them the Freedom to Bake Caucus - and they have support. Wisconsin senators have debated bills to allow baked good sales. But they've died in the past, opposed by businesses who don't want competition. It's MORNING EDITION.
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