Tag: Darren Bailey

Illinois Rep. Darren Bailey ain't through with Gov. Pritzker, not by a long shot

Pritzker now faces stronger evidence that his continued lockdown is illegal You’ll recalled that Rep. Darren Bailey, a Downstate Illinois GOP representative, created a storm when he filed a suit, challenging Gov. Pritzker’s emergency powers to shut down the state for more than 30 days. After the judge granted Bailey a temporary restraining order against Pritzker’s... Read more »

No, Gov. Pritzker. This is about a citizen exercising his right to challenge your shutdown policy

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker regards a court challenge against his stay-home order as a cheap political stunt. No, Guv, it’s the exercise of a legitimate constitutional right by a citizen to free himself, and by extension the rest of us, from your controversial public policy to confine Illinoisans in their homes until the end of next month. You are... Read more »

Pritzker broke the law, but no big deal, right?

Gov. J. B. Pritzker has been sued for illegally ordering Illinoisans to cower at home. As I reported Wednesday, “Illinois Gov. Pritzker had no legal authority to lockdown businesses beyond April 9,” citing research by Northbrook attorney Michael Ciesla.  The illegal action prompted GOP Illinois Sen. Darren Bailey of downstate Xenia to file a lawsuit,... Read more »
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