Michigan Salon Owner Delivers Emotional Plea to Whitmer: 'How Do You Deem One's Life Essential Over Another?'

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FILE — In this March 18, 2019, file photo, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer listens to Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., in Clawson, Mich. Whitmer has ordered a review of Michigan auto insurers’ use of non-driving factors to set premiums and their pricing of policies that coordinate medical coverage with drivers’ health insurance. The Democrat’s move Wednesday comes as Republican lawmakers prepare to soon unveil legislation designed to reduce what on average are the country’s highest car insurance rates. Whitmer says the state must take a “hard look” at how insurers set rates to ensure their practices are lawful. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

It’s really hard to understand these governors who try to enforce draconian laws over the Wuhan coronavirus like Michigan’s Gretchen Whitmer.

She’s left her citizens with no way to survive yet seems to feel no remorse or concern about the situation in which she is putting people

She demanded that people comply with her stay at home order to “flatten the curve.” Michigan did that. Then the goalposts moved again and she just keeps extending it.

A Michigan salon owner, Sara Huff, the owner of Ardor+Grit Salon in Holland, Michigan, said she had no choice but to open or she would lose everything and her employees wouldn’t have a job to go back to.

From Fox News:

“They also have bills to pay,” Huff said. “They have a family to also support and feed. They also have their own mortgages and I have mine.”

In an emotional Facebook video Huff posted on Thursday she said, “How do you deem ones life essential over another? Please tell me that… I will lose my house, I will lose my business, I will lose my freaking livelihood if I do not go back to work.”


Multiply this by millions in this situation.

Huff was immediately hit with a cease and desist order, even though she was taking all sorts of hygienic care, including sterilizing her shop and only allowing two or three people in the shop at a time. She was also wearing gloves and a mask.

This would be allowable in a grocery store, but isn’t in a salon. Completely arbitrary and ridiculous rules treating adults like children to be ordered.

Pete Hegseth asked Huff what she was going to do now that she’d been given the cease and desist order. She said she wasn’t sure, she was waiting and praying about it.

When asked what the possible consequences are, Huff said, “I think really anything at this point is possible.”

“My license could be taken away, I could go to jail. I believe it’s up to a year possibly in jail,” she continued. “It’s not who I am. I don’t go against the grain. I am not the type of person, I do not like to get in trouble so this is not who I am, and it’s definitely a scary situation.”

Gotta hand it to her. No one probably figured that it would be salon owners who were the ones who would be standing up for constitutional rights in the face of abuse of power.


Props to her for standing and fighting.



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