After examining more than a dozen varieties of preventive detention allowed by American law, we concluded that, despite the “civic myth” that preventive detention is disfavored and rare, it is neither prohibited nor “especially frowned upon in tradition or practice.” Surprisingly, American law allows quite a lot of it. One of the areas we examined…
Mary Holland from Children’s Health Defense on Contact Tracing Dangers and Bill 6666
CHD lawyer Mary Holland comments on what is wrong with Bill 6666 and its allocation of $100 billion to build contact tracing infrastructure in the US.
DailyMail reports on Trump tweet vow to go after tech company censorship
DailyMail reports on Trump’s tweet vowing to go after tech companies. Suggests possible legal action through DOJ. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8326157/Trump-slams-radical-left-says-total-command-control-social-media.html
CDC states “masks for ages 2 and up” in school reopening guidelines
CDC releases its school reopen guidelines. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/schools-childcare/schools.html
Alan Dershowitz on whether receiving a coronavirus vaccine be mandated
Harvard Law emeritus professor appeared on Fox News and stated his support for a coronavirus vaccine mandate. States vaccines are “safe and effective.” https://video.foxnews.com/v/6158135199001#sp=show-clips
Illinois Governor Pritzker Threatens Business Owners with a Year in Prison if They Try to Reopen
Gateway Pundit reports: Last week Illinois Democrat Governor J. B. Pritzker warned the people of Illinois the state in lockdown and businesses shut down until the end of May. He later told CNN the citizens of Illinois could be ordered to socially distance and wear masks indefinitely.
Politico reports “Democratic governors hit with flurry of legal challenges to coronavirus lockdowns”
The raging public debate over statewide coronavirus lockdowns is running parallel to a series of legal battles in state capitals — and the lockdown skeptics got a big boost this week. https://www.politico.com/news/2020/05/17/democratic-governors-coronavirus-lockdown-legal-challenges-261428
Alan Dershowitz: States Can ‘Absolutely’ Mandate Vaccinations
Attorney and Harvard Law school emeritus professor Alan Dershowitz says the Constitution gives state governments the power to vaccinate people in order to prevent the spread of a contagious disease. “Let me put it very clearly, you have no constitutional right to endanger the public and spread the disease, even if you disagree. You have no right…
World Bank Launches First-Ever Pandemic Bonds to Support $500 Million Pandemic Emergency Financing Facility
World Bank to offer “pandemic” bonds that will pay out when an “outbreak reaches predetermined levels of contagion, including number of deaths; the speed of the spread of the disease; and whether the disease crosses international borders. The determinations for the trigger are made based on publicly available data as reported by the World Health…
Stand For Health Freedom launches “Say No to Bill 6666” petition campaign
H.R. 6666 is a federal bill that allocates $100 billion annually to deploy a massive force of surveillance workers to test, contact trace and enforce the quarantine of men, women and children in the United States who are thought to be infected — or potentially infected — with COVID-19.