Attorney General Barr warns governments not to violate people’s civil rights

Source: American Thinker - View Original Article
Published: Apr 29, 2020
Category:
Bias Rating:

67% Liberal


Bias Score Calculation:


Policies:

Anti-Discrimination Laws

Sentiments

91% "When the story went public, Governor Tony Evers backed off, saying that dog groomers could stay open.""
88% "Instead, a circuit court judge rejected Governor Northam's order closing down indoor gun ranges.""
86% "Winnebago County, in which the groomer worked, has had one death.""
83% "The judge's order explained that the governor more than likely exceeded his constitutional powers when he shuttered indoor gun ranges as part of his ..."
80% "Moreover, too many police forces are accepting these diktats and acting in a way more consistent with a socialist country than a constitutional one.""

We have listed the top 10 sentiments. More sentiments do exist. Please review the full article for more information.



*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization

Extremely
Liberal

Very
Liberal

Moderate-left

Neutral

Moderate-right

Very
Conservative

Extremely
Conservative

100%

100%

Contributing sentiments towards policy:

91% : Instead, "the Constitution also forbids in certain circumstances, discrimination against disfavored speech and undue interference with the national economy.
91% : When the story went public, Governor Tony Evers backed off, saying that dog groomers could stay open.
88% : The main one, of course, is basic freedom, for these governments are locking people in their homes.
88% : Instead, a circuit court judge rejected Governor Northam's order closing down indoor gun ranges.
86% : Now, however, "I am directing each of our United States Attorneys to also be on the lookout for state and local directives that could be violating the constitutional rights and civil liberties of individual citizens."
86% : " The woman actually had the audacity to believe that earning a living is essential!
86% : Winnebago County, in which the groomer worked, has had one death.
83% : According to Judge F. Patrick Yeatts and those challenging the governor's order, the right to bear arms is fundamental and includes the right to practice bearing arms: Although the governor attempted to argue that outdoor ranges were an alternative, Yeatts countered, "the Court rules that the right to keep and bear arms is not relegated to the outskirts of the city and of fundamental rights jurisprudence."
83% : The judge's order explained that the governor more than likely exceeded his constitutional powers when he shuttered indoor gun ranges as part of his emergency, statewide shutdown orders.
80% : Moreover, too many police forces are accepting these diktats and acting in a way more consistent with a socialist country than a constitutional one.
79% : " In it, he advised them that the Wuhan virus does not eliminate people's Constitutional rights and told them that they would be responsible for making sure that political entities in their respective jurisdictions were not committing any violations.
79% : On April 24, the Winnebago County Health Department contacted Oshkosh Police to inform them the Dog Depot, 1225 S. Main Street, was open even though the Winnebago County Public Health Department has deemed the business non-essential. A sergeant with the Oshkosh Police Department went to the business and spoke with the owner.
71% : Fundamentally, says Barr, "the Constitution is not suspended in times of crisis.
70% : One very angry Brooklynite scolded Mayor de Blasio and his wife for their hypocrisy in heading out out to Prospect Park, 11 miles from the governor's mansion, so that they could take a nice walk:
69% : And then there's New York, the state that has born the brunt of the Wuhan virus in America, leaving New Yorkers locked up, going broke, and justifiably worried that they might get sick.
68% : The sergeant informed the owner that she had to close immediately.
68% : This reversal was as random as his closing the grooming facilities in the first place.
67% : On Monday, Attorney General Bill Barr issued a formal memorandum to "the Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights and all United States Attorneys.
66% : One of the regular themes in conservative media is that Democrat politicians (plus a handful of Republican ones) are using the Wuhan virus to justify stripping people entirely of their civil rights.
66% : According to the governor, the ranges are "places of amusement" and, therefore, non-essential.
63% : "The body of the people, trained to arms is the proper, natural safe defense of a free state," the commonwealth's constitution declares.
56% : " A lot of people will be very relieved to hear that.
55% : For example, in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, a dog groomer was arrested for opening her store because the government thinks she's "non-essential.
54% : The owner said that she disagrees with the Winnebago County Health Department and that she would not comply with the Governor's Orders and that she would not close her store," reads a statement from Oshkosh Police.
50% : He also reminds the memo's recipients that the restrictions on government overreach are not limited to religion.
48% : Barr says that his initial concern was profiteering.
45% : Thankfully, AG Barr is a constitutionalist, and he has now informed all of the United States Attorneys under his jurisdiction that they are responsible for protecting citizens from this type of overreach: Barr acknowledges that some restrictions are reasonable to prevent the Wuhan virus from running amok.
44% : " If governments stop protecting against the virus and simply engage in "an overbearing infringement of constitutional and statutory protections," this is something the DOJ may have to address.
36% : Also, politicians are shutting down random businesses and treating ordinary conduct as criminal.
26% : Thank goodness!
25% : There have been only 281 deaths attributed to the Wuhan virus in all of Wisconsin.
23% : "The owner was WARNED several times and explained why she needed to close.
22% : Further, Barr says that he's already explained that the pandemic cannot be used as a vehicle to discriminate against either religious institutions or individuals.
17% : Yeatts notes that the Virginia constitution's right to bear arms includes training with firearms.
14% : In Virginia, one judge didn't wait for the Department of Justice to step in.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization

Share via
Copy link
Powered by Social Snap