The Michigan State Police (MSP) issued $500 fines for “disorderly” behavior to barbers who participated in Operation Haircut, a rally against arbitrary quarantine edicts issued by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
Demonstrators have arrived at the Capitol for “Operation Haircut.” All individuals engaging in haircuts are being educated on the law. Those who do not comply will be cited for disorderly conduct. All citations will be forwarded to the AG’s Office for review. pic.twitter.com/XVb8VVPYFx
— Michigan State Police (@MichStatePolice) May 20, 2020
One of the barbers targeted by police is Sarah Huff, the 29-year-old owner of the Ardor + Grit salon in Holland, Mich. She received a citation for being a “disorderly person” for cutting hair outside of the Capitol on Wednesday.
She spoke to Big League Politics about the tyranny she endured for being willing to stand for her livelihood at the Capitol.
“When I talked to the cops, I actually asked them specifically if they were okay with doing this, and I had two cops, who were very nice, and they kind of both looked at each other, and then looked at me and said they cannot have an opinion,” Huff said while describing the incident.
“I don’t know. That’s kind of crazy that you can’t have any opinion on liberty,” she added.
Big League Politics reported about a scene in New Jersey yesterday where law enforcement arrested an individual who was leaving a gym operating against Draconian quarantine mandates. It is clear that cops have chosen the side of tyranny as they enforce unconstitutional, immoral, and anti-American edicts nationwide.
Huff is following in the footsteps of heroic barber Karl Manke and opening up her salon without permission from the state.
“My next step is opening up my Salon. I did open up last Friday. I took a couple days to think about what I was going to do and try to rebuild my confidence and get back to work. So I am going to back to work on Friday, and then I will stay open,” she said.
Thus far, Huff has received no flak from the city of Holland or the state of Michigan for opening her salon against Whitmer’s orders. She does anticipate that some sanctions will come eventually, but she is not deterred from making her stand despite the push back against her.
“I would 100 percent do it again,” Huff said.
The disorderly person statute is found in Section 750.167 of the Michigan Penal Code. It is a misdemeanor crime, and Huff could be punished by up to 90 days in jail if she is ultimately convicted.
The statute reads as follows:
(1) A person is a disorderly person if the person is any of the following:
(a) A person of sufficient ability who refuses or neglects to support his or her family.
(b) A common prostitute.
(c) A window peeper.
(d) A person who engages in an illegal occupation or business.
(e) A person who is intoxicated in a public place and who is either endangering directly the safety of another person or of property or is acting in a manner that causes a public disturbance.
(f) A person who is engaged in indecent or obscene conduct in a public place.
(g) A vagrant.
(h) A person found begging in a public place.
(i) A person found loitering in a house of ill fame or prostitution or place where prostitution or lewdness is practiced, encouraged, or allowed.
(j) A person who knowingly loiters in or about a place where an illegal occupation or business is being conducted.
(k) A person who loiters in or about a police station, police headquarters building, county jail, hospital, court building, or other public building or place for the purpose of soliciting employment of legal services or the services of sureties upon criminal recognizances.
(l) A person who is found jostling or roughly crowding people unnecessarily in a public place.
(2) If a person who has been convicted of refusing or neglecting to support his or her family under this section is charged with subsequent violations within a period of 2 years, that person shall be prosecuted as a second offender or third and subsequent offender as provided in section 168, if the family of that person is then receiving public relief or support.
(3) A mother’s breastfeeding of a child or expressing breast milk does not constitute indecent or obscene conduct under subsection (1) regardless of whether or not her areola or nipple is visible during or incidental to the breastfeeding or expressing of breast milk.
Event organizers used Operation Haircut to highlight the extreme hypocrisy of Gov. Whitmer’s edicts, and, with police resources being used to hassle barbers instead of tending to a once-in-a-generation natural disaster just miles away, it was a success in showing just how evil her regime truly is.
“Michigan’s small business owners are patriotic and law abiding citizens, but enough is enough. Our Governor’s actions show every day that this is no longer about the China virus. Her actions show this is now about a progressive radical agenda,” said Marian Sheridan, a co-founder of the Michigan Conservative Coalition, who organized the event.
She added: “Dope shops are open, abortion mills churn on, but barber shops are, somehow, unsafe. Show us that ‘science’ Governor!”
HUGE: Phoenix, AZ Trump Parade Stretches 30 Miles, 1500 Vehicles
And they say Arizona’s a swing state.
Supporters of President Donald Trump organized a vehicular ‘parade’ in support of the President in the Phoenix, Arizona metro area on Sunday, with some accounts of the event describing it as stretching 30 miles across Phoenix highways and containing 1500 vehicles.
The formation was organized by a group called Patriots for Arizona.
I was part of that train today. Organized by Patriots for Arizona. they tell us it was at least 35 mi long. It was amazing. We love Donald j Trump and the USA
— Miss O. (@MOConne00180990) October 18, 2020
Supporters of President Trump displayed American flags, pro-Trump imagery, and other banners demonstrating their support for Donald Trump. Congresswoman Debbie Lesko, who represents Arizona’s 8th District in the House of Representatives, documented the size of the pro-Trump parade on Phoenix’s I-17 highway.
Today, I was driving on I-17 in Phoenix and I came across an AWESOME caravan parade for President @realdonaldtrump! Arizona loves Trump and we're ready to reelect him in November! #FOURMOREYEARS pic.twitter.com/XM3KMEJlyT
— Debbie Lesko (@DebbieLesko) October 17, 2020
More video of the highway parade indicated at least hundreds of vehicles in the formation.
— Tayler Perez (@SoldbyTaylerP) October 17, 2020
Even liberals in the state admitted forlornly that the parade was striking in magnitude.
I'm feeling very emotional right now. Driving to work on a major Arizona highway, drove through a Trump parade of around 20 trucks. Hideous flags, signs, banners. I felt surrounded and hopeless. Please give me hope. I'm afraid for our country. Truly. #VoteThemAllOut
— Jennifer 🌵 ☀️😈 🌊 Jayde (@Jennifer_Jayde) October 17, 2020
“It’s overwhelming and profound to see the support and the compassion and love for this president,” said parade organizer Theresa Montoya. President Trump is slated to hold campaign rallies in Tucson and Prescott on Monday, cities outside of the Phoenix area in which he’s looking to run up support.
Arizona is increasingly depicted as a blue-leaning swing state by professional media class and elite liberals, but there’s evidence that the state is set to vote for President Trump by a margin greater than in 2016 on the ground. A recent poll indicated that President Trump has the support of 48% of voters in Maricopa County- a margin that would suggest President Trump is primed to secure more than 50% of the state’s popular vote in the November general election.
— Richard (@Wildman_AZ) October 17, 2020
If President Trump can secure the traditionally Republican states of Arizona, Florida and North Carolina on election night, he only needs one Midwestern Rust Belt state to secure an electoral college victory. Joe Biden has pivoted away from campaign attempts to win Arizona, instead going all-in on the critical swing state of Pennsylvania.
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