Gov. Inslee facing four lawsuits over "unconstitutional" quarantine
Last updated 5/8/2020 at 8:33pm
OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee is now facing four lawsuits over his “unconstitutional” overreach in using the coronavirus pandemic as a reason to quarantine healthy Washingtonians.
Two new lawsuits were filed Tuesday with attorneys Joel B. Ard and David K. DeWolf representing the plaintiffs in both suits.
One of the new lawsuits was filed by Republican lawmakers Reps. Andrew Barkis of Olympia, Chris Corry of Yakima, Drew McEwen of Union and Brandon Vick of Clark County, among others.
The lawsuit alleges that Gov. Inslee violated the constitutional rights of Washingtonians to freely exerci...