PA Gov. Tom Wolf’s COVID-19 Restrictions Were Unconstitutional, Federal Judge Rules

PA Gov. Tom Wolf’s COVID-19 Restrictions Were Unconstitutional, Federal Judge Rules


A federal judge ruled Monday that the forced closures of many “non-essential” businesses under the leadership of Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf were unconstitutional.

“We’re aware of the ruling and are reviewing the decision,” a spokesperson for Governor Wolf said in a statement, according to local reports.

In his written opinion, U.S. District Judge William Stickman IV noted, “The liberties protected by the Constitution are not fair-weather freedoms — in place when times are good but able to be cast aside in times of trouble.”

“There is no question that this country has faced, and will face, emergencies of every sort,” the Judge said. “But the solution to a national crisis can never be permitted to supersede the commitment to individual liberty that stands as the foundation of the American experiment. The Constitution cannot accept the concept of a ‘new normal’ where the basic liberties of the people can be subordinated to open-ended emergency mitigation measures.”

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He added, “Rather, the Constitution sets

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