From the Washington Post:

Liberal and conservative magazines have chimed in on the controversy as well. “Dwarf-tossing is an odd cause for a federal judicial nominee to champion,” wrote Stephanie Mencimer in Mother Jones in November.“Even weirder, Rao has invoked it repeatedly in her writing to make the case that a misguided focus on human dignity is leading US courts to run afoul of the Constitution in decisions that advance LGBT rights and racial equality.” The R Street Institute’s Shoshana Weissmann pushed back, writing for Reason that Rao’s argument is that “one can disagree with another’s choices, but dignity is about the right to make those choices instead of having the government make them for us.”