A sheriff in New York state has announced he will not enforce Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s executive order limiting gatherings in private residences to 10 people or fewer for Thanksgiving.
Fulton County Sheriff Richard Giardino on Saturday stated, in no uncertain terms, that Cuomo’s order will not be enforced in the New York County.
Picking apart the mandate, he wrote on Facebook that an “Executive Order applying directly to citizens for their private conduct is usually not a law in the sense that there are no penalties attached and you can’t be arrested.”
“With regard to the Thanksgiving Executive Order, the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office will NOT be enforcing it against our County residents,” he vowed. “Frankly, I am not sure it could sustain a Constitutional challenge in Court for several reasons including your house is your castle.”
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