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originally posted by: Tukota
I’ve just learned that FB has removed the Michiganders Against Excessive Quarantine group with 380,000 members due to “misinformation”. It’s pretty bad here in MI when the censorship hits these levels.
It’s not clear when Stephens will make a decision, though an appeal is likely, first before the state Court of Appeals and ultimately the state Supreme Court. As she signed off on arguments, Stephens told lawyers the case will likely “be on its way to my big bosses, the Supreme Court.”
Arthur Siegal, an Southfield-based attorney who specializes in governmental compliance laws, said that based on the judge’s questions, he believes she will issue a split decision that doesn’t satisfy either party,
But if the Supreme Court upholds Whitmer’s use of the 1945 law, that would give Whitmer and other governors unilateral authority in emergency declarations unless private citizens challenge them in court, Siegal said.
It is a common misconception that the U.S. economy is dominated by huge corporations when in fact roughly 99 percent of all independent enterprises in the country employ fewer than 500 people, meaning small businesses technically dominate the market in the United States, accounting for 52 percent of all workers according to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
According to the United States Department of State, "some 19.6 million Americans work for companies employing fewer than 20 workers, 18.4 million work for firms employing between 20 and 99 workers, and 14.6 million work for firms with 100 to 499 workers; by contrast, 47.7 million Americans work for firms with 500 or more employees."