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  • Cuomo says COVID-19 hot spots in New York could see "more restrictions"

    10/14/2020 12:58:39 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 18 replies
    cbsnews ^ | 10/14/2020 | Koble Nelson
    Coronavirus cases in the U.S. are on the rise with 37 states seeing an uptick in daily cases over the last seven days. One of those states is New York, where Governor Andrew Cuomo recently unveiled new lockdowns for nine "hot spots" where cases are surging. "What we're doing is we are targeting what we call micro-clusters, so when we see a small group of cases, we are the firefighters who rush in to stamp it out before it takes off," Cuomo told "CBS This Morning" on Tuesday. "So we have several areas in the state that are small, they're...
  • Candace Owen Shares INSANE Story about Covid-19 Restrictions

    10/10/2020 6:31:59 AM PDT · by george76 · 55 replies
    Chicks On The Right! ^ | October 9, 2020 | Jennie Cotrinski-
    Yesterday, Candace Owens shared a crazy story about her inability to get medical treatment for her asthma attack. Why? Well, because of Covid. That’s why. Isn’t that the reason for everything insane in 2020? Owens explained in her video post that she is a severe asthmatic. When she was eight years old, she had a severe asthma attack and a collapsed lung. Owens, who is seven months pregnant, shared that her asthma and allergies have worsened during pregnancy. She was having trouble breathing and her inhaler was not helping her so she decided to in and see a doctor at...
  • States with the Fewest Coronavirus Restrictions

    10/09/2020 10:46:03 AM PDT · by george76 · 31 replies
    WalletHub ^ | Oct 6, 2020 | Adam McCann
    the U.S. is still far from a full reopening. Many states have put a temporary pause on moving to the next stage of reopening, or have even reversed course and closed certain businesses again due to surges in the disease. In order to determine the states with the fewest coronavirus restrictions, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 17 key metrics. Our data set ranges from whether restaurants are opened to whether the state has required face masks in public and workplace temperature screenings. Read on for the state ranking, additional insight from a panel of...
  • County supervisors consider legal action as San Diego faces more state virus restrictions

    09/18/2020 10:52:14 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 7 replies
    fox5sandiego ^ | 09/17/2020 | Justina Myers
    SAN DIEGO – San Diego County’s Board of Supervisors met with legal counsel behind closed doors Thursday to discuss options should the county soon find itself in a more restrictive state tier which would force some industries to close indoors. The meeting comes just a day after the board formally requested the state remove San Diego State University and other local colleges from the county’s coronavirus case totals, a plea which was flatly rejected by Gov. Gavin Newsom.
  • Riots and Covid Restrictions: Is it time to go there and ask the following questions?

    09/15/2020 5:11:02 PM PDT · by tsowellfan · 1 replies
    Riots and Covid Restrictions: Is it time to go there and ask the following questions? I'm no mental health professional but just curious. What are the Covid restrictions like and how long were the lock-downs and are the lock-downs still in place in these democrat cities where rioting is taking place?" Is this all partly the result of being locked down? I realize that yes the left, the media and the democrats support this and encourage it and incite it all but have many of these people become vulnerable mentally due to extended lock downs and Covid restrictions? Like to...
  • Farage Predicts People Will Break ‘Draconian’ Restrictions ‘Wholesale

    09/10/2020 6:46:22 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 7 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 09/10/2020 | Victoria Friedman
    Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has predicted that law-abiding Britons will defy the prime minister’s new coronavirus restrictions after months of witnessing far-left protests and illegal raves. On Wednesday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that because of a rise in confirmed cases of coronavirus, from Monday a new law will prevent gatherings of more than six people in public or private. Police will be given the power to disperse, fine, and even arrest those who break the rules.
  • Is there any chance of Michigan Gov. Whitmer loosening COVID-19 restrictions before Labor Day?

    08/05/2020 12:04:08 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 15 replies
    clickondetroit ^ | 08/05/2020 | n/a
    LANSING, Mich. – Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer was asked Wednesday if there’s any chance she would loosen or change coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions in the state before Labor Day weekend, regardless of the numbers. You said you wanted to nip this in the bud before school begins, so does that mean we can expect not to see any changes or loosening of restrictions until school begins, especially coming up to Labor Day weekend, no matter the positive changes in the numbers?” Whitmer was asked. While the governor didn’t officially eliminate the possibility of more changes in the coming weeks, she hinted...
  • Coronavirus: Thousands protest in Germany against restrictions

    08/01/2020 12:53:49 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 34 replies
    bbc ^ | 08/01/2020
    Official estimates say at least 15,000 people are taking part in the protests, which is being called "The Day of Freedom". Protesters held up banners featuring such slogans as "Corona, false alarm", "We are being forced to wear a muzzle". The BBC's Damian McGuinness in Berlin says some are from the far right and some are conspiracy theorists who do not believe Covid-19 exists, but others are ordinary people who simply object to the government's approach to the pandemic Restrictions in Germany include the wearing of face-coverings in shops and on public transport, social distancing rules and hygiene requirements apply...
  • The Moral Case Against Mask Mandates And Other COVID Restrictions

    07/31/2020 6:04:31 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 17 replies
    thefederalist ^ | 07/31/2020 | David Shane
    People who resist COVID-19 restrictions are often accused of being selfish and caring only about their own freedom. While that might explain the actions of some, moral arguments can be made against many of the restrictions. Although simple appeals to “freedom” are indeed less popular today than in the past, we should not disregard them. Nearly all our responses to COVID-19 require balancing one concern against another, and individuals and institutions will come to different conclusions as they try to strike that balance.
  • San Francisco Relaxes Restrictions on Gay Bathhouses So They Can Contribute to the Economic Recovery

    07/26/2020 8:32:09 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 49 replies
    Red State ^ | 07/26/2020 | Streiff
    Great news in California. If you can’t go to church why not head off to your favorite gay bathhouse. Gay bathhouses could have an easier time returning to San Francisco, after the board of supervisors approved an ordinance that would ease restrictions for adult sex venues on July 21 with a unaminous [this typo is not mine] vote.This will amend the Heath Code, requiring the Director of Health to “adopt minimum health and safety standards” for commercial adult sex venues. It will also remove decades-old policies that required these businesses to monitor sexual activities and prohibited private rooms and locked...
  • These Are The Most Illogical Coronavirus Restrictions Still In Place

    05/26/2020 7:32:11 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 39 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | May 25, 2020 | William Davis
    While most of the U.S. has begun to reopen, some parts of the country remain under burdensome restrictions that can’t be justified by either science or logic.Most of New York, Michigan and the Washington D.C. metro area remains under lockdown through at least Memorial Day weekend. Some beaches in Virginia and New York reopened over the weekend, but Democratic New York Mayor Bill de Blasio made it clear that swimming is forbidden, saying beachgoers who swim in the ocean will “be taken right out of the water.” “Obviously first and foremost, help make everyone remember don’t go in the water....
  • SC restaurants can open for limited dine-in services today

    05/21/2020 11:19:47 AM PDT · by nakutny · 2 replies
    WYFF4 ^ | Updated: 8:17 AM EDT May 11, 2020 | Stephanie Towers
    Restaurants throughout South Carolina can reopen for limited dine-in services beginning Monday (May 11th). South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster made the announcement Friday. Additionally, McMaster announced that he has lifted all boating restrictions, as defined by Executive Order 2020-25, effective immediately. All laws and regulations concerning the safe operation of boats in South Carolina will now return to normal. “As we gradually and methodically lift restrictions aimed at combating the coronavirus, it is incumbent upon South Carolinians to follow to the guidance and recommendations provided by our public health experts to keep themselves and their loved ones safe,” said McMaster....
  • In What Sense Do You Think We Are Free?

    04/04/2020 4:36:12 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | April 4, 2020 | William Sullivan
    Here’s a sensible question. If the mayor of the most notable metropolis in the country can openly suggest that the government has the right to permanently shutter the doors of a church if it refuses to comply with “social distancing” guidelines, or any other edict the government finds necessary in a given moment, then what can’t the government do? Just a few weeks ago, the threat of COVID-19 was considered by nearly everyone to be potentially far deadlier than it has yet proven to be. The fatality rates, hospitalization rates, and the predictions of American death tolls (once routinely touted...
  • Trump team fiercely debates how long coronavirus restrictions should stay in place

    03/24/2020 2:21:51 AM PDT · by Libloather · 96 replies
    The Hill ^ | 3/23/20 | Brett Samuels, Morgan Chalfant
    A high-stakes debate is playing out among key figures in President Trump’s orbit over how quickly to loosen restrictions meant to combat the coronavirus. A number of people around Trump have pushed for prioritizing the economy and sending people back to work as quickly as possible, particularly in less afflicted areas. But Trump’s own public health officials and some of his allies on Capitol Hill have warned against risking higher infection rates and deaths for the sake of boosting the economy in the short term. Sources close to the Trump administration described a “split” in the larger Trump World where...
  • Arizona Counties With Wuhan COVID19 Face Changes

    03/19/2020 10:01:45 PM PDT · by PsyCon · 19 replies
    I’m announcing new steps to combat the spread of #COVID19. These actions are based on the facts and on data, and come after careful consultation with public health experts from every county in Arizona, our hospitals, local elected officials, and private sector partners. They reflect guidance from the CDC and the latest recommendations from the Arizona Department of Health Services while going even further to bolster our efforts with additional manpower and resources. To ensure Arizonans have continued access to food, I’m activating the National Guard to assist grocery stores & food banks in the face of heightened demand. This...
  • I Thought Abortion Restrictions Were a Reasonable Compromise — Until I Needed One at 32 Weeks

    02/29/2020 4:37:41 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 26 replies
    Yahoo! Entertainment (sigh) ^ | February 28, 2020 | People Staff
    Ten weeks into my first pregnancy, I had a miscarriage. It was really devastating. My doctor said, ‘You know, this happens all the time and there’s no reason for you to not try again when you’re ready.’ So, a month later, I was pregnant again. We made it through the first trimester with no problems. Then we started to get some concerning blood test results and my pregnancy was elevated to be high risk. I was transferred to a high risk maternal fetal medicine obstetrician in New York City and was highly monitored, getting checks every couple of weeks, and...
  • Tougher Huawei restrictions have stalled after the Pentagon objects, sources say

    01/27/2020 10:46:10 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 3 replies
    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | January 26, 2020 | Ana Swanson, The New York Times
    WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has temporarily shelved a proposed rule change that would further restrict American sales to Huawei, the Chinese telecom giant, after some officials in the Defense Department and other agencies argued that the measure, which was intended to protect national security, could actually undermine it, according to people familiar with the matter. The rule change, which multiple government agencies were reviewing, would close a loophole that allowed technology companies like Intel and Micron to continue shipping chips, software and other products to Huawei despite a ban that prevented the Chinese company from buying some American products....
  • BREAKING: Majority of Americans would vote for candidates who back abortion restrictions: new poll

    01/22/2020 9:18:52 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 9 replies
    Life Site News ^ | January 22, 2020 | Life Site News
    NEW HAVEN, Connecticut, January 22, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – Exactly forty-seven years after the passage of Roe v. Wade legalizing abortion in the U.S., a new Marist poll shows that a strong majority of Americans across the country want to elect candidates who support substantial abortion restrictions. The poll also found that most Americans still reject the Supreme Court’s reasoning in the 1973 case. “Most Americans want the court to reinterpret Roe either by stopping legalized abortion or by returning the issue to the states,” said Knights of Columbus CEO Carl Anderson. The Knights of Columbus is the survey sponsor. According...
  • Trump admin proposes further restrictions on asylum claims from criminal migrants

    12/19/2019 2:06:20 PM PST · by jazusamo · 7 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 19, 2019 | Adam Shaw
    The Trump administration on Wednesday proposed a rule that would expand the list of crimes, including some misdemeanors, for which a migrant can be barred from being granted asylum in the U.S. "Because asylum is a discretionary benefit, aliens who are eligible for asylum are not automatically entitled to it," the rule says. "Rather, after demonstrating eligibility, aliens must further meet their burden of showing that the Attorney General or Secretary should exercise his or her discretion to grant asylum." The proposed regulation, announced by the departments of Justice and Homeland Security, would provide seven additional restrictions for asylum eligibility...
  • Fact Check: Kamala Harris Falsely Claims ‘Women Will Die’ Due to Abortion Restrictions

    10/16/2019 8:23:21 AM PDT · by Morgana · 28 replies
    BREITBART ^ | October 15, 2019 | Dr. Susan Berry
    Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) falsely claimed during the Democrat debate Tuesday night that “women will die, poor women, women of color will die” because Republican-led states have passed abortion restrictions. Sen. Kamala Harris said during the segment of the debate on health care in Ohio that Republicans “have passed laws that will virtually prevent women from having access to reproductive healthcare.” She added: And it is not an exaggeration to say, women will die, poor women, women of color will die because these Republican legislators in these various states who are out of touch with America are telling women what...