Another Michigan county has passed a resolution critical of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s (D) ongoing lockdown orders.
Cheboygan County joined other northern Michigan counties Tuesday in passing Resolution 2021-06 “supporting (the) collective effort by Michigan counties in opposing current and future orders unilaterally issued by Governor Whitmer and state agencies in response to (coronavirus).”
A majority of commissioners noted Antrim, Baraga, Delta, Grand Traverse, Houghton, Kalkaska, and Menominee counties “have recently passed resolutions opposing orders unilaterally issued by Governor Whitmer and various state agencies”.
“Cheboygan County wishes to voice our solidarity with the other counties,” the resolution said.
The commissioners said the virus “as caused an unprecedented time in our history; however, even in the time of crisis the basic civil liberties and foundations of our society must be preserved”.
“Governor Whitmer and the various state agencies do not have authority to unilaterally impose orders that essentially equate