Regardless, to this blogger, whether you like how something’s portrayed in the media does not give any elected official or bureaucrat the to extend the authority. It’s a violation to limit the voices of those in independent media. Furthermore, it’s bad for Florida to allow a bill like this to see the light of day, and it would be equally as bad for any legislator in Hawaii to think they could introduce something similar.
We as a people need to celebrate that, the fact that we at the end allowed Trump (or anyone for that matter) their right to litigate a result. It is the thing that makes America admired by others in other countries where one has no rights to litigate an issue.
From today’s PHwSF piece:
“There should be a call to re-start the legislature and the courts in good time. The rules that need to be changed to get society working again – too many here to list – need to be promulgated and passed by the legislature (the law-making body) and implemented by the executive (the Governor). “
As the COVID-19 saga continues, one quiet but notable narrative has started to emerge. That narrative being why isn’t the federal government coordinating the entire response to the pandemic?
As regular readers of this column know, the issue of the civil rights of citizens during this time of COVID-19…
Despite their breadth, the federal and state quarantine powers are subject to important constitutional limitations.