Small business owners, entrepreneurs, church pastors, private schools, everyday citizens, all getting pissed and heading to court.
Government Overreach Being Challenged Across the Country
Massachusetts “In June, NCLA filed a complaint in Massachusetts Superior Court on behalf of small business owners, entrepreneurs, church pastors, and the headmaster of a private school, against Governor Baker’s unlawful Civil Defense Act State of Emergency. The lawsuit aims to restore constitutional governance to the Commonwealth by returning the power to protect the health and welfare of Massachusetts residents to local boards of health and the legislature, as required by law and the Massachusetts Constitution.
In July, Justice Barbara A. Lenk transferred the case to Massachusetts’s highest court, the Supreme Judicial Court. The Supreme Judicial Court Massachusetts “In June, NCLA filed a complaint in Massachusetts Superior Court on behalf of small business owners, entrepreneurs, church pastors, and the headmaster of a private school, against Governor Baker’s unlawful Civil Defense Act State of Emergency. The lawsuit aims to restore constitutional governance to the Commonwealth by returning the power to protect the health and
welfare of Massachusetts residents to local boards of health and the heard oral arguments on September 11, 2020, and a decision is expected in the upcoming weeks.”
NCLA = New Civil Liberty Alliance says its mission is to protect us from the administrative state. It’s national & offers a free signup for newsletter, etc. Pro Bono of an existing legal firm; looks ok.
California lawsuits to regain religious & education-of-kids rights. Also a gathering of signatures to recall Gov. So far haven’t found a lawsuit to rescind the whole lockdown.
To get lawsuit info in your State just google “lawsuit v CA governor”, or whatever State.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s statewide mask mandate should be immediately ended because Gov. Tony Evers didn’t have the legal authority to order it, three western Wisconsin residents represented by conservative law firm argue in a lawsuit filed Tuesday. Aug 25 story
MADISON – The Wisconsin Supreme Court has struck down Gov. Tony Evers’ order shutting down daily life to limit the spread of coronavirus — marking the first time a statewide order of its kind has been knocked down by a court of last resort.
The state’s highest court sided with Republican lawmakers Wednesday in a decision that curbed the power of Democratic Gov. Tony Evers’ administration to act unilaterally during public health emergencies.
The 4-3 decision was written by four of the court’s conservatives — Chief Justice Patience Roggensack and Justices Rebecca Bradley, Daniel Kelly and Annette Ziegler. May 13 story https://www.jsonline.com/story/news/politics/2020/05/13/wisconsin-supreme-court-strikes-down-tony-evers-coronav
Colorado Republican minority leader & an activist file suit against Gov’s mask order. Colorado Supreme Ct refuses to hear it. Aug 28 story
Tennessee Governor has issued executive orders purporting to have the force of law carrying civil penalties and has delegated authority to county executives to issue mandates in their respective counties, all of which is unconstitutional according to the Tennessee Constitution,” said Gary Humble, founder and president of Citizens for Limited Government and Constitutional Integrity, Inc., in a news release.”
AN ONLINE RESOLUTION– A way to bring people together, find legal help??
The group launched an ONLINE RESOLUTION on Friday making the constitutional argument against Lee’s use of the state’s emergency powers statute. The resolution has received over 1,000 signatures over the weekend by citizens of Tennessee, business owners and elected officials demanding that the governor and county executives ceases and desist from “continuing to issue unconstitutional orders and/or regulations based on illegitimate delegated authority,” and “restrain themselves to performing their lawful duties” under the Tennessee Constitution. https://www.wsmv.com/news/davidson_county/group-alleges-gov-lee-exceeds-authority-with-executive The language of the resolution is here too.
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