Category: Stay-at-Home Order

judge-says-decision-to-ban-outdoor-dining-in-los-angeles-was-‘arbitrary’-and-lacked-‘risk-benefit-analysis’
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Dec
2020

Judge Says Decision To Ban Outdoor Dining In Los Angeles Was ‘Arbitrary’ And Lacked ‘Risk-Benefit Analysis’Judge Says Decision To Ban Outdoor Dining In Los Angeles Was ‘Arbitrary’ And Lacked ‘Risk-Benefit Analysis’

Los Angeles County health officials imposed arbitrary restrictions when they shut down outdoor dining, a judge determined after requiring the county to provide scientific evidence justifying the ban, numerous sources reported. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge James Chalfant issued a tentative ruling that said the county “failed to perform the required risk-benefit analysis” before enacting […]

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May
2020

California Doctor Says ‘Unprecedented’ Number Of Suicides Are Outpacing Coronavirus DeathsCalifornia Doctor Says ‘Unprecedented’ Number Of Suicides Are Outpacing Coronavirus Deaths

Doctors at a California hospital are reporting more deaths by suicide than coronavirus during the stay-at-home orders, and one doctor is calling the influx of suicide deaths “unprecedented,” according to ABC 7. John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek, in the East Bay region of San Francisco Bay Area, has seen a “year’s worth of […]

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May
2020

Gov. DeSantis To Reopen Florida Gyms With Social Distancing MeasuresGov. DeSantis To Reopen Florida Gyms With Social Distancing Measures

Gyms in Florida were given the greenlight to reopen Monday, numerous sources reported. Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced at a press conference Friday that gyms in the state would be allowed to reopen May 18 as long as they practice proper social distancing and sanitation efforts, the Tampa Bay Times reported. “Don’t we want […]

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‘this-is-my-dream’:-michigan-music-store-owner-weeps,-blames-gov.-whitmer-for-putting-him-out-of-business
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May
2020

‘This Is My Dream’: Michigan Music Store Owner Weeps, Blames Gov. Whitmer For Putting Him Out Of Business‘This Is My Dream’: Michigan Music Store Owner Weeps, Blames Gov. Whitmer For Putting Him Out Of Business

A Michigan music store owner is going out of business due to the coronavirus pandemic, and blames Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer for implementing the orders that left the business no choice but to close for good. Steve Walker of Hastings, Mich. is shutting down his family’s store, Walker Music & Textiles Co., of 11 years […]

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May
2020

Cruise Bookings Surge 600% On Same Day Carnival Announces Reopening PlanCruise Bookings Surge 600% On Same Day Carnival Announces Reopening Plan

Many people looking for respite from stay-at-home orders are sea-bound according to a travel agency, which reported a 600% surge in Carnival cruise bookings the day the company announced plans to restart cruises.  Carnival Cruise Line announced May 4 its plans to resume sailings in the summer beginning Aug. 1. Cruise Planners, an American Travel […]

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May
2020

Poland Beginning To Reopen Restaurants, SalonsPoland Beginning To Reopen Restaurants, Salons

Poland will reopen restaurants and hairdressers May 18, the latest move in relaxing the country’s coronavirus-related restrictions, Reuters reported Wednesday. The country, which has the largest economy of the European Union’s eastern members, began easing its restrictions in April, and began reopening hotels, shopping centers, and kindergartens in early May, according to Reuters. Poland health […]

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May
2020

Shootings In Chicago Increase Despite Stay-At-Home OrdersShootings In Chicago Increase Despite Stay-At-Home Orders

Shootings have increased in Chicago despite stay-at-home orders, local news sources reported. Crime is down in the city, but Chicago is experiencing a rise in gun violence. This rise comes despite Chicago being under Illinois’ strictest coronavirus-related restrictions, according to CBS Chicago. During the second week of May, five people were shot Monday, resulting in […]

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May
2020

Ex-Wife Of ‘DC Sniper’ Gives Advice To Domestic Violence Victims Trapped During LockdownEx-Wife Of ‘DC Sniper’ Gives Advice To Domestic Violence Victims Trapped During Lockdown

Mildred Muhammad, the ex-wife of the D.C sniper John Allen Muhammad and an advocate for domestic violence survivors, understands the life-threatening circumstances many women currently face in abusive households, because she was in one. She’s now offering adivce to those suffering abuse during the coronavirus lockdowns. Mildred entered a shelter in Tacoma, Wash. in May […]

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