Thursday, 14 May 2020 The Wisconsin Supreme Court struck down Gov. Tony Evers' coronavirus stay-at-home order extension Wednesday. The ruling essentially reopens the state, letting businesses like bars and restaurants open and lifting caps on the size of gatherings. (May 14)
The Wisconsin Supreme Court voted 4-3 in favor of overturning Gov. Tony Ever’s stay-at-home order. Chief Justice Patience Roggensack called the order a “controlling, subjective judgement.” Evers then accused the high court and Republican-controled legislature for causing “chaos.” According to Business Insider, as the order was lifted, people began crowding places like bars. In some places where people went to drink, patrons did not wear masks and ignored social-distancing rules.
JAY-Z and officials at his Roc Nation entertainment company have called on a top Wisconsin prosecutor to fire and charge a police officer accused of fatally shooting three people of colour in just five years.
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A bear which has a jar stuck on its head is rescued in Marsh-Miller Lake in Chippewa County, Wisonsin. Tricia Hurt, who captured the incident on camera, said that the animal had made it back to shore safely after the jar was removed.
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Residents of Wisconsin flocked to bars on Wednesday evening after the Wisconsin Supreme Court sided with Republican lawmakers who had argued the state's top public health official exceeded her authority by imposing restrictions on businesses and daily life.