Jump to content
To change color scheme, click on themes at bottom of page ×
RightNation.US
Sign in to follow this  
pepperonikkid

Officials who pushed strict lockdowns now argue protesters are an exception

Rate this topic

Recommended Posts

pepperonikkid

Officials who pushed strict lockdowns now argue protesters are an exception

 

https://www.foxnews.com/

By Adam Shaw | Fox News

June 5, 2020

 

Article:

 

Unless you're protesting racism and police brutality.

This appears to be the message from some government and health officials, who for months enforced a rigorous and unprecedented economic shutdown in the name of stemming the spread of the coronavirus pandemic -- resulting in millions losing their jobs and students being sent home from schools across the country.

DE BLASIO CLAIMS SPIKE IN COVID-19 HOSPITALIZATIONS NOT LINKED TO MASSIVE PROTESTS

But as states just now begin to emerge from those lockdowns, some have argued in favor of an exception to those guidelines for those protesting the death of George Floyd -- suggesting the gains from seeking police reforms outweigh the risks of a new surge in virus cases.

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, whose state had some of the harshest lockdown measures in the country, was pictured shoulder-to-shoulder protesting with other officials and demonstrators. Her office told the Detroit News that Whitmer wore a mask and denied she violated her executive order.

EZsOWOjXYAAgOha?format=jpg&name=small

But the outlet noted a page of frequently asked questions about the order on the governor's website specifically says, "Persons may engage in expressive activities protected by the First Amendment within the State of Michigan but must adhere to social distancing measures recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, including remaining at least six feet from people from outside the person’s household."

The report also noted that a month ago, she was warning that anti-lockdown protesters who showed up at the Capitol risk forcing the stay-at-home order to continue for longer.

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy, meanwhile, suggested that protesters against police brutality were more important than business owners keen to know when they could regain their livelihoods.

“I don’t want to make light of this, and I’ll probably get lit up by everyone who owns a nail salon in the state,” Murphy said during a Monday briefing. “But it’s one thing to protest what day nail salons are opening, and it’s another to come out in peaceful protest, overwhelmingly, about somebody who was murdered right before our eyes.

 

 

Full Story

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
AntiObama

Let them get COVID and die if it means that much to them.

  • Agree (+1) 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
helton

Democrats - the party of double standards! 🙄

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Ticked@TinselTown

That jackass is a hypocrite... :whistle:

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
MontyPython
24 minutes ago, helton said:

Democrats - the party of double standards! 🙄

It really is incredible how utterly stupid and clueless you have to be in order to be a Democrat.

<_< 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Joe the Pagan
1 hour ago, helton said:

Democrats - the party of double standards! 🙄

If the Democrats did not have double standards they would have no standards at all.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

×
×
  • Create New...