Over the past few weeks, we have seen example after example of local government run amok.
A few local officials have distorted Governor Abbott’s common sense guidance on the coronavirus. As a result, they have ignored the Constitutional and God-given rights of Texans.
Judges, mayors, and county officials have attempted to impose restrictions that not only go beyond the governor’s orders, but do real harm to the freedoms we all enjoy.
Harris County’s mask ordinance, the jailing of Dallas salon owner Shelly Luther, and the arrest of Laredo beauticians Ana Isabel Castro-Garcia and Brenda Stephanie Mata are just high-profile examples of what Texans across the state have faced due to bureaucratic overreach.
My office will not tolerate local public health … continue reading