Category: Columns

There are serious legal issues with shutdown and stay-at-home orders

By Kevin Roche I have noted in past posts that the excessive use of executive power in regard to the coronavirus pan(dem)ic is fundamentally undemocratic.  It is also unconstitutional.  At least three provisions are violated by the ongoing use of…

Roy Cooper’s plan reopens too slowly

by John Hood Raleigh, NC – At an April 23 news conference, Gov. Roy Cooper gave a reasonable explanation of what led him to institute North Carolina’s statewide stay-at-home order nearly a month earlier. His secretary of health and human…