It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker.
Please white-list or disable AboveTopSecret.com in your ad-blocking tool.
Some features of ATS will be disabled while you continue to use an ad-blocker.
originally posted by: Identified
The President has authority to limit travel between States and to of course stop Air Travel and travel from other nations. But he really can't force people to stay indoors or tell cities and States how to react. That is a State Right and even they are limited in what they may Constitutionally do.
There is quite a bit of attempting to bend the laws and Constitution going on right now and people are allowing things to slide under the guise of *safety and security."
I suspect Trump backed down on his NYC quarantine idea because some Constitutional lawyers schooled him.
An excellent article that explains this: