…a state may not, under the guise of protecting the public, arbitrarily interfere with private business or prohibit lawful occupations or impose unreasonable and unnecessary restrictions upon them.
— Supreme Court Justice Pierce Butler, Jay Burns Baking Co. v. Bryan 
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