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By Roger Harnack
The Journal 

Church, business quarantine won't be enforced in Franklin County


Last updated 4/23/2020 at 9:22am

KAHLOTUS - Businesses and churches could start returning to more-normal operations this week following an announcement April 20 that the Franklin County Sheriff's Office will not be enforcing Gov. Jay Inslee's "stay home" coronavirus quarantine.

Sheriff J.D. Raymond not only said his deputies will not enforce the order, he also called the governor out for abusing his position and stripping away constitutional rights from law-abiding residents.

"Our governor has overstepped his constutional powers and is trying to control us under the guise of protecting us," Raymond said. "He states that he...

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