A COVID-19 lockdown would be ‘greatest intrusion on civil liberties’ since slavery – Reports

Barr: A COVID-19 lockdown would be ‘greatest intrusion on civil liberties’ since slavery

US Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday said a nationwide coronavirus lockdown would amount to the “greatest intrusion on civil liberties” besides slavery in US history, according to a CNN report.

Barr reportedly made the remarks during a speech at Hillsdale College in celebration of Constitution Day in response to a question about the “constitutional hurdles” of banning church gatherings during the pandemic.

“You know, putting a national lockdown, stay at home orders, is like…

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