Defending the Right to Work

Earlier this week Texas judge Eric Moyé sentenced Shelley Luther to a week in jail for operating her salon in violation of Texas’s stay-at-home order. The judge gave Luther the opportunity to avoid jail time if she apologized for her “selfish” actions. Luther refused and said “I have to disagree with you, sir, when you say that I’m selfish. Because feeding my kids is not selfish.” Luther went on to say it wasn’t selfish for her employees to want to feed their own children and the salon was using social distancing standards that were comparable to those being employed in other businesses. MORE