Obama’s Summer Executive Order Allows Apprehension and Detention of “Well Persons” During Time of Outbreak

Eric Odom
Liberty News

News of today’s confirmation of Ebola in the U.S. is disconcerting enough as it is. But now that reporters are digging into planned protocols should an outbreak occur here at home, we’re starting to get a glimpse of just how nasty things could be.

How nasty? Well, how about executive orders and federal agency plans that would void rights guaranteed by the constitution?…

In an understandable effort to prevent hysteria, the CDC has been reticent to release too many details about its preparations for a potential Ebola outbreak inside the United States, although plans currently on the record allow for the quarantine of “well persons” as well as those who “do not show symptoms” of the virus…

…An executive order signed by President Obama at the end of July also allows for the “apprehension, detention, or conditional release of individuals to prevent the introduction, transmission, or spread of suspected communicable diseases.”

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