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Group tops 400K signatures to repeal
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's virus powers

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Posted By: Daria, 9/12/2020 5:35:38 PM

Lansing, Mich. — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, faced with lawsuits challenging her use of emergency powers to fight the coronavirus, could continue to prevail in court. But she may be unable to stop a Republican maneuver that would rescind a 75-year-old law that has enabled her to issue and lift COVID-19 restrictions unilaterally. A ballot drive said Friday it was in the "home stretch" after collecting more than 400,000 signatures in just two months. Its goal is 500,000. If at least 340,000 signatures are deemed valid by the state elections board, the GOP-controlled Legislature would likely repeal the 1945 law rather than let it go to a 2022 public vote.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: joew9 9/12/2020 6:12:05 PM (No. 538810)
I watch SkyNews Australia and OMG! they are loaded up with Gretchen Whitmers. And all their guns were confiscated years ago and they have very little freedom of speech. And worst of all very little covid so when they finally open up I predict a big uptick in cases.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: NorthernDog 9/12/2020 6:26:47 PM (No. 538816)
Can't they just throw a bucket of water on her? It worked in 'The Wizard of Oz'.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 9/12/2020 6:32:09 PM (No. 538822)
It would have made sense to get signatures to trigger a recall vote, too.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Highstick 9/12/2020 7:08:02 PM (No. 538846)
this socialist coup must be stopped. Lets see if the people of Michigan have it in them to think for themselves. i think they do... you can feel the anger and disgust rising
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Kate318 9/12/2020 7:21:03 PM (No. 538854)
This broad just keeps on ignoring any and all attempts to reign her in. She’s going to leave teeth marks on the governor’s mansion. Do what you have to do, Michigan.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: snapper451 9/12/2020 8:30:15 PM (No. 538888)
And they tell us "...oh no, she's very well liked in Michigan..." Full o'crap! Trump will win MI handily and John James will win the Senate seat as well.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: smokincol 9/12/2020 8:49:49 PM (No. 538912)
good people not taking it anymore. Excellent!! unelect her to the scrapheap of history as soon as the next election. democrat leaders are bad for your health. TRUMP 2020 and beyond
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Reply 8 - Posted by: curious1 9/12/2020 8:56:27 PM (No. 538915)
Several somebodies better be there 24/7 watching the SOS staff checking the signatures or they'll try to knock it down below 340K valid signatures by hook or by crook. They're democrats.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: GoodDeal 9/12/2020 9:05:44 PM (No. 538919)
They have had enough so it seems. But will they Goe For Joe in November?
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Redwing57 9/12/2020 9:41:19 PM (No. 538942)
The Freep has been a liberal rag for decades. A "Republican maneuver", indeed. How about a grass-roots effort to get an unimaginably dangerous "law" rescinded. No governor should be able to declare an emergency, and use that authority to simply keep extending emergency powers. She has acted as a dictator, to the extent of even declaring which products within a store could or could not be sold! It is beyond me how this situation is even possible within the United States of America. It has been utterly infuriating for months now.
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