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 Texas to Stop Locking People Up Over Social Distancing Orders    
For Liberty Staff, 

Article from For Liberty by Norm Leahy.

In a small victory for a reasoned, proportional response to the coronavirus, the state of Texas will no longer imprison people convicted of violating state-mandated social distancing rules:

“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,” [Gov. Greg] Abbott, a Republican, said in a press release Thursday. “That is why I am modifying my executive orders to ensure confinement is not a punishment for violating an order.”

Dallas salon owner Shelley Luther was sentenced to seven days in prison for contempt of court after violating the state’s social distancing rules. Luther received a cease and desist letter on April 28 after Luther reopened the doors to her business, “Salon a la Mode.” Luther opened her doors anyway and resumed business – after publicly tearing up the cease and desist letter.
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