Letters to the Editor for April 16
Leters from both Davenport Times and Odessa Record
Last updated 4/16/2020 at 11:58am
Government overreach needs to be reined in
Gov. Jay Inslee’s house-arrest order for the populace, Proclamation 20-25, is in conflict with the Bill of Rights.
Our rights of the free exercise of religion, of the people to peaceably assemble, of due process of law, as well as our Ninth Amendment rights to pursue happiness by earning a living and to travel freely outside of our homes are sacred.
These individual rights are enshrined in the Constitution of the United States.
Under the Supremacy Clause, the Constitution pre-empts conflicting state laws.
Inslee’s order “prohibiting all pe...