Tyrant Governor Bill Lee’s stay-at-home and peaceful assembly orders are unconstitutional

This document by attorney Jeff Cobble explains how Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s Executive Orders ordering Tennesseans to stay-at-home and limit the number of people peacefully gathering are unconstitutional.

I wrote Mr. Cobble suggesting one change to this otherwise excellent document.  From me:

“There is one word that I think should be changed in this document.  On page 6, the last sentence of the third paragraph the word right should be replaced with power.  A mayor, or for that matter any government official, has no right to do anything.  They only have the power to do something as authorized in the TN Constitution.”

Mr. Cobble’s response:

“You have made an excellent point.  Upon reflection, I agree with you that the better word would be ‘power,’ but alas, I have already ‘fired off’ the document to a variety of source, and so it should probably remain as it is.  However, if questioned about my word choice, I will acknowledge that ‘power’ is a better word.”

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