Yesterday we told you about Shelley Luther being fined and jailed for seven days for keeping her hair salon open during the pandemic. If you missed her epic response to the judge, who tried to get her to admit she was wrong, you can watch it here.
Since yesterday there’s been an outcry from many, including government officials like Ted Cruz and Dan Crenshaw:
Now Texas Governor Greg Abbott has released a statement disagree with the judge and calling for the release of Luther:
I love how Abbott referred to her as a ‘Texas mother’, no doubt a reference to her epic comments yesterday.
He joined Texas AG Ken Paxton who released this statement a short time earlier: