Bloomberg Law
May 11, 2020, 7:31 PM

California Stay-Home Order Upheld Over Constitutional Challenge

Maeve Allsup
Maeve Allsup
Legal Reporter

A gun store employee and a candidate for the U.S House of Representatives are unlikely to succeed in their claims that California’s stay-home order violates their constitutional rights, a federal judge ruled.

Denial of the permit applications are within the scope of the state’s emergency powers to fight the spread of Covid-19, the Eastern District of California said Friday.

California’s statewide order to slow the spread of Covid-19 went into effect in mid-March, and imposes a moratorium on large group activities, including rallies and protests at the state capitol, where Ron Givens and Christine Bish each hoped to hold gatherings. ...

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