Tag: lockdowns

Mask up or else, Roy Cooper says

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By John Trump Raleigh, NC – Gov. Roy Cooper in a new executive order is encouraging local authorities to pursue criminal and civil penalties against businesses that fail to uphold mask and distancing requirements. The order, which runs through December…

It’s time to amend the Emergency Management Act

By Jon Guze Raleigh, NC – I’ve been a critic of Gov. Roy Cooper’s COVID-19 lockdown orders from the very start. I’ve argued that the orders are unnecessary, divisive, and counterproductive, and I’ve also argued that — because the governor…

Schools are not a big driver of COVID-19 cases

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By Dr. Terry Stoops Raleigh, NC – Early this month, officials from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) delivered their monthly COVID-19 update to the State Board of Education. The presentation (available here) included the usual…

What would you do?

By Kevin Roche The title of this post is a fair question, which I am occasionally asked and I am sure many others are as well.  And it is a timely question given the case surge in many states.  One…