President Trump is mobilizing the federal government to combat the spread of coronavirus.
That includes the Justice Department.
And now William Barr just enacted this coronavirus plan that left everyone stunned.
President Trump has advocated social distancing in an effort to stop the spread in the United States and protect our health system from being overwhelmed.
State governments have taken social distancing further and enacted lockdowns forcing businesses to close and even set curfews for citizens to be outside their homes.
The Justice Department drafted a memo that it will arrest anyone who is knowingly acting to spread coronavirus under terrorism charges.
POLITICO reported, “In a memo to top Justice Department leaders, law enforcement agency chiefs and U.S. Attorneys across the country, Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen said prosecutors and investigators could come across cases of ‘purposeful exposure and infection of others with COVID-19.’
“Because Coronavirus appears to meet the statutory definition of a ‘biological agent’… such acts potentially could implicate the Nation’s terrorism-related statutes,’ Rosen wrote. ‘Threats or attempts to use COVID-19 as a weapon against Americans will not be tolerated.’”
This memo has sparked a lot of controversy among Americans.
Data suggests coronavirus carriers could be asymptomatic, meaning individuals could infect others without knowing they had it.
Americans are wondering if Attorney General Barr would charge them with terrorism should they leave their home and inadvertently infected others.
Governments around the world are using this crisis to expand and seize freedoms away from they citizens.
In Virginia, Governor Ralph Northam issued an executive order that would have anyone who attended church service of more than 10 people face charges and up to 18 months in prison.
Other states have closed gun stores or prohibited the sale of “non-essential” items in stores.
Many Americans, while they think the coronavirus is a serious threat, believe that governments are using the panic to steal freedom.
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