COVID Red Flag Laws Coming To A State Near You
COVID Red Flag Laws Coming To A State Near You
Covid Red Flag laws are visibly on the horizon in the United States. Specifically, New York has AB A416 sitting in committee right now. It’s a piece of legislation that reeks of dictatorship.
Let’s start with this:
“2. UPON DETERMINING BY CLEAR AND CONVINCING EVIDENCE THAT THE HEALTH
OF OTHERS IS OR MAY BE ENDANGERED BY A CASE, CONTACT OR CARRIER, OR
SUSPECTED CASE,CONTACT OR CARRIER OF A CONTAGIOUS DISEASE THAT, IN THE
OPINION OF THE GOVERNOR, AFTER CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER, MAY
POSE AN IMMINENT AND SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO THE PUBLIC HEALTH RESULTING
IN SEVERE MORBIDITY OR HIGH MORTALITY, THE GOVERNOR OR HIS OR HER DELE-
GEE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE COMMISSIONER OR THE HEADS OF
LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTMENTS, MAY ORDER THE REMOVAL AND/OR DETENTION OF SUCH
A PERSON OR OF A GROUP OF SUCH PERSONS BY ISSUING A SINGLE ORDER, IDEN-
TIFYING SUCH PERSONS EITHER BY NAME OR BY A REASONABLY SPECIFIC
DESCRIPTION OF THE INDIVIDUALS OR GROUP BEING DETAINED. SUCH PERSON OR
GROUP OF PERSONS SHALL BE DETAINED IN A MEDICAL FACILITY OR OTHER APPRO-
PRIATE FACILITY OR PREMISES DESIGNATED BY THE GOVERNOR OR HIS OR HER
DELEGEE AND COMPLYING WITH SUBDIVISION FIVE OF THIS SECTION.”
Now isn’t that just something?? This is a Red Flag law if I ever saw one. First of all, as we’d pointed out with the Red Flag laws pertaining to our Second Amendment rights, this is a potential law that makes it legal to snitch without providing any evidence whatsoever. Secondly this crappy piece of legislation allows for people to snitch if they barely suspect someone might have COVID. A sneeze could send a Karen running for the tip line! Think I’m wrong? How many Karens have we seen all over social media these last nine months??
This proposed Covid Red Flag bill completely allows for the snitch to provide a description of the malingerer and not one damned thing in said legislation allows for authorities to investigate whether the allegations have merit BEFORE detention.
Here are some additional “highlights” of this atrocious legislation.
In other words, detention with zero due process and Miranda without any of the Miranda Rights.
Does this enrage you and send chills up and down your spine? If it isn’t, it damned well should!
New York Senate proposed bill— President-Elect NottaLemming (@NottaLemming) December 30, 2020
To round people up who are suspected of being a health risk to others and putting them in facilities designated by the governor. Mere Suspicion & a “reasonable description” of a person is all that is required.https://t.co/DNs1UZ4Kqb
There are major MAJOR Constitutional concerns embedded in this legislation. This Wuhan lung flu rot has brought attention to how states do and DON’T protect our Constitutional rights.
Michigan, Kentucky, California, Ohio, Minnesota, Illinois, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, AND New York are prime examples of how the arbitrary lockdown mandates (NOT LAWS) have stripped us of our Constitutional rights.
The Wall Street Journal insists that our Constitution will be able to survive COVID.
“Universal, open-ended stay-at-home mandates and general economic shutdowns are unprecedented in America. The former amount to the imposition of house arrest on vast numbers of people without due process or any provision for basic needs. They raise important constitutional issues involving freedom of assembly, due process and equal protection.
Mandating how many individuals can meet in one’s home, as some states did in time for Thanksgiving, is particularly difficult to justify. If the government can regulate your dinner guests, what can’t it do? Although the government has imposed location-specific curfews in times of war and civil disorder to address specific public-safety concerns, protracted populationwide curfews directed at more-nebulous threats will be difficult to justify.”
But justify those mandates has been the go-to for every state with mandates, whether they make sense or not! Need groceries – head to the store! Shut down small businesses just because! Want to dine out?? Sure! As long as it’s take-out, or in a bubble tent of some sort while sitting on a side walk in a blizzard, or by delivery. Oh but WAIT. If your customer gets a to-go order and has the audacity to sit outside your place on a city bench to eat – it’s ticket time!
A restaurant owner in CA blockades health inspector's car in protest after receiving citation for OUTDOOR dining.— Young Americans for Liberty (@YALiberty) December 28, 2020
"This is what happens when people get desperate. I'm desperate." pic.twitter.com/syWNZXzLeN
Justice Alito spoke of these very issues just last month.
“The pandemic has resulted in previously unimaginable restrictions on individual Liberty.
We have never before seen restrictions as severe, extensive and prolonged as those experienced for most of 2020.
The COVID crisis has served as a sort of constitutional stress test and in doing so, it has highlighted disturbing trends that were already present before the virus struck.
One of these is the dominance of lawmaking by executive fiat, rather than legislation.”
Read IT ALL. Given this proposed legislation from New York, it is clear that our Republic is in trouble and our Constitution is being stomped on with steel toed boots.
People can loot and riot for over six months and no one says a word about the virus. Far too many politicians and celebrities have been running a ‘do as I demand, not as I do’ in regards to all the covid mandates.
The ACLU has been glaringly silent regarding how the mandates are stripping us of our civil liberties.
Goons can terrorize people in their vehicles in New York City, but won’t be detained.
Covid on the other hand… one phone call is all it will take and someone will be detained whether they actually have the virus or not.
Remember when we were told that rumors of virus camps was ridiculous?
Given this proposed legislation in the state of New York, should it pass there will be a Covid Red Flag law in place and some type of virus camp in the state.
So, in answer to the Wall Street Journal’s assertion. If this legislation is passed, our Constitution and our Republic will be shaken…UNLESS our Supreme Court stands firm and knocks it down.
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