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‘A Heart-Wrenching Thing’: Hospital Bans on Visits Devastate Families

‘A Heart-Wrenching Thing’: Hospital Bans on Visits Devastate Families To curb the risk of spreading the coronavirus, hospitals nationwide are banning visits from family and friends. By Katie Hafner The last time Peter John Dario saw his father alive was on March 14, at the entrance to a hospital in Edison, N.J. An employee took him […]

Tesla made good on Elon Musk’s threats and sued a California county over the closure of its factory

Tesla has filed a lawsuit against Alameda County in California, where the company’s Fremont factory is based. The factory has been shut since March 23 after Alameda County ordered it to shut down as part of social distancing measures aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19. In the lawsuit, Tesla alleges the shutdown ignores an […]

Are ‘Stay At Home’ Orders Constitutional?

Are ‘Stay At Home’ Orders Constitutional? Evan Gerstmann Senior Contributor Education I am a professor and publish on constitutional and educational issues. EDITORS’ PICK|159,102 views|Mar 25, 2020,03:34pm EDT As of today, over half the people in this country, across 17 states, are subject to “stay at home” orders. They vary considerably in terms of breadth and level […]

Stay-at-Home Orders and Travel Bans Spur Constitutional Fights

April 9, 2020KEVIN KOENINGERFacebookTwitterEmail (CN) — Last week, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear signed an executive order that prohibits Kentuckians from crossing state lines, save for a limited number of exceptions, including employment, trips for necessary supplies or to seek medical care. While the Democrat and neighboring Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, a Republican, have been lauded […]