Carolina Journal: Forest fires back, labels Cooper heavy-handed governor

From Carolina Journal: “Gov. Roy Cooper is approaching the COVID-19 emergency with a ‘heavy hand,’ claiming ‘unlimited authority’ over North Carolinians’ freedom of movement. That’s according to the latest court filing in a lawsuit pitting Cooper against Lieutenant Governor [Dan Forest].

The Forest v. Cooper suit involves the two major-party candidates in the 2020 N.C. governor’s election. A Superior Court Judge is scheduled to hear arguments in the case Tuesday, Aug. 4.”

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