DOJ intervenes in lawsuit challenging Illinois coronavirus lockdown

Posted by on May 23, 2020 1:47 pm
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The Department of Justice moved to intervene in an Illinois lawsuit challenging the state’s right to extend COVID-19 lockdowns. The agency filed a statement of interest Friday on behalf of the complaint by state Rep. Darren Bailey, who says lockdowns imposed by Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker have gone too far. State law allows lockdowns to…