Texas Supreme Court frees jailed Dallas salon owner Shelley Luther

Source: Houston Chronicle - View Original Article
Published: May 07, 2020
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84% "Gov. Abbott, Texas Attorney General champion salon owner jailed over COVID-19 restrictions The salon owner, Shelley Luther, was sentenced on Tuesday to a week in ..."
79% "She refused to comply with a cease and desist order and has been championed by some conservatives who say their rights and livelihoods were ..."
78% "The Texas Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the release of a Dallas salon owner who was jailed for defying a statewide stay-at-home order.""
74% "In April, two Latina women in Laredo were arrested and jailed for defying the lockdown by running nail salons out of their homes.""
57% "Moye called her defiance selfish, saying she was putting your own interest ahead of those in the community in which you live.""
56% "It had previously threatened violators with up to 180 days in jail.""
54% "On Wednesday, several prominent Republicans came to Luther's defense, including U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, state Attorney General Ken Paxton and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, ..."
-64% "In his statement Thursday, Abbott said the changes to his order should free Shelley Luther and ensure that others aren't subject to the same ..."
-70% "Dallas County Judge Eric Moye had offered to only impose a fine if Luther apologized, to which she refused.""

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84% : Gov. Abbott, Texas Attorney General champion salon owner jailed over COVID-19 restrictions The salon owner, Shelley Luther, was sentenced on Tuesday to a week in jail and fined $7,000.
79% : She refused to comply with a cease and desist order and has been championed by some conservatives who say their rights and livelihoods were infringed under the emergency restrictions.
78% : The Texas Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the release of a Dallas salon owner who was jailed for defying a statewide stay-at-home order.
74% : In April, two Latina women in Laredo were arrested and jailed for defying the lockdown by running nail salons out of their homes.
57% : Moye called her defiance "selfish," saying she was "putting your own interest ahead of those in the community in which you live."
56% : It had previously threatened violators with up to 180 days in jail.
54% : On Wednesday, several prominent Republicans came to Luther's defense, including U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, state Attorney General Ken Paxton and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, who offered to pay Luther's fine and serve her sentence himself, under house arrest.
36% : In his statement Thursday, Abbott said the changes to his order "should free Shelley Luther" and ensure that others aren't subject to the same fate.
30% : The temporary ruling came shortly after Republican Gov. Greg Abbott amended his executive order on the closures to prevent confinement as a possible enforcement.
30% : Dallas County Judge Eric Moye had offered to only impose a fine if Luther apologized, to which she refused.
16% : "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," Abbott said in a statement.
16% : No state officials intervened in their cases.

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