If one segment of the population is at a disadvantage, the intuitive response would be to try to correct this somehow. The emotional side of me wants to do this, but my logical side says that any action we take is a form of government coercion and incompatible with living a free society.
How many people would see the logical side of the argument? I think almost nobody.
I don’t think the author understands the concept of federalism and how wonderful it is that people of a state can make laws for that state and people can move to and from states which they feel comfortable or uncomfortable with the laws adopted.