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The state of California has issued a stay in place order.

On today’s Jay Sekulow Live we took a look at the constitutional issues surround California’s stay-in-place order and others like it.

During his announcement of the order, California Governor Gavin Newsom said the following:

If we’re to be criticized for taking this moment seriously, let us be criticized for going full force and meeting this virus head on.

What looked like the biggest news of the day was that California put the stay-in-place order into effect. They did this out of concern from their public health officials as the number of people with cases was going to skyrocket, as I think it already has.

What that does is it allows essential personnel, that’s health care workers, fire, police, mail service, things like that to continue. Grocery stores stay open. Pharmacies stay open. But they are going to encourage people basically to stay in place. That doesn’t mean you can’t go out and get some air. But they don’t want mass congregations.

What people are trying to avoid is what happened in Florida, as during this past week beaches were packed with young people for Spring Break, who were not following the distancing techniques that are so important to control this virus. That raised some serious issues.

Couple that with the fact that now New York, and I know the Governor was very reluctant to do this because of New York’s economy and the city’s significance as a financial center, has decided that there needs to be some measures put in place so that the cities and state can function appropriately.

The President announced that student loan payments are now deferred for at least sixty days. Tax return filing deadlines have been pushed back to July 15, and even if you owe taxes there will be no interest or penalty. Filing has been moved back because so many people just can’t meet with their accountants.

We also discussed the Phase Three economic stimulus package that is being worked on. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said today:

We’ll need tomorrow for legislative counsel to draft the agreement, and the Sec. of the Treasury has indicated it’s important for us to be on the Senate floor and to pass the measure on Monday. So that gives you the timeline of what we’re working on through the weekend.

You can listen to the entire episode with further discussion here.

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