Re: Defending Constitutional Rights of Pennsylvanians

29 April 2020 | Senate and House of Pennsylvania | Letter to Attorney General Barr |


“..As you explained in your memorandum, “the Constitution is not suspended in times of crisis.” The freedoms enshrined in that hallowed document are perhaps most importantly honored during times of crisis. We ask your attention to ensuring the constitutional rights of Pennsylvanians to work, speak, defend themselves, and worship remain inviolate.”



Link To Full  Letter to AG Barr


Memorandum For The Assistant Attorney General  For Civil Rights and All United States Attorneys From Attorney General Barr

“..Now, I am directing each of our United States Attorneys to also be on the lookout for state and local directives that could be violating the constitutional rights and civil liberties of individual citizens.”



Barr orders legal action against governors whose covid-19 actions infringe on civil rightsAttorney General William Barr on Monday ordered federal prosecutors across the country to consider legal action against governors if their efforts to stop the spread of the coronavirus infringe on Americans’ civil rights.   Link