Salon owner jailed for violating stay-at-home order released after Texas Supreme Court intervenes

Source: Newsweek - View Original Article
Published: May 07, 2020
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94% "Mode to take a picture with salon workers.""
91% "After Luther was taken into custody on Wednesday, Paxton and Abbott both publicly criticized Dallas Judge Eric Moyé's sentencing Luther to seven days in ..."
90% "Moyé also gave Luther an additional $500 fine for every day her salon remained in business until May 8, when Abbott will allow barbers, ..."
85% "7 days in jail, no bail and a $7K fine is outrageous, Patrick tweeted on Wednesday.""
81% "so she can go to work and feed her kids.""
71% "Newsweek reached out to Gov. Abbott's office for comment.""
65% "Upon her release, video taken by the Dallas CBS News affiliate from KTVT-TV showed a small crowd cheering Shelley's free!""
60% "This story will be updated with any response.""

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94% : Mode to take a picture with salon workers.
91% : After Luther was taken into custody on Wednesday, Paxton and Abbott both publicly criticized Dallas Judge Eric Moyé's sentencing Luther to seven days in jail.
90% : Moyé also gave Luther an additional $500 fine for every day her salon remained in business until May 8, when Abbott will allow barbers, hair salons and cosmetologists to re-open their businesses.
85% : "7 days in jail, no bail and a $7K fine is outrageous," Patrick tweeted on Wednesday.
81% : so she can go to work and feed her kids."
71% : and I volunteer to be placed under House Arrest
71% : That same day, the Texas Supreme Court granted a motion to release Luther from jail.
71% : Newsweek reached out to Gov. Abbott's office for comment.
65% : Upon her release, video taken by the Dallas CBS News affiliate from KTVT-TV showed a small crowd cheering "Shelley's free!"
60% : This story will be updated with any response.
59% : "I'm a little overwhelmed," Luther said.
59% : On Thursday, Abbott rewrote his executive order to eliminate confinement as a punishment for violating the order.
55% : After intervention by Texas Governor Greg Abbott, state Attorney General Ken Paxton and a ruling by the Texas Supreme Court, Shelley Luther, the salon owner jailed for violating the state's stay-at-home order has been freed from her seven-day jail sentence.
54% : Luther was found guilty on Tuesday of civil and criminal contempt of court for continuing to operate her business, Salon Á la Mode in North Texas, despite a restraining order telling her to observe Abbott's executive order shutting down all nonessential businesses during the coronavirus epidemic.
53% : "I just want to thank all of you who I just barely met, and now you're all my friends.
45% : "No surprise Texans are responding.
45% : I'm covering the $7K fine she had to pay
41% : A GoFundMe campaign for Luther raised $500,110.
39% : Donations have since been disabled on the crowdfunding campaign page.
31% : "As some county judges advocate for releasing hardened criminals from jail to prevent the spread of COVID-19, it is absurd to have these business owners take their place."
27% : On Wednesday, 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin stopped by Salon Á la
17% : "Throwing Texans in jail who have had their businesses shut down through no fault of their own is nonsensical, and I will not allow it to happen," Abbott said in a statement.
7% : You mean so much to me, and this would have been nothing without you."

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