By: Diane Benjamin
If you haven’t read Gov Pritzker’s Executive Order, see it here: https://www2.illinois.gov/IISNews/21288-Gov._Pritzker_Stay_at_Home_Order.pdf
Note the Title:
Stay At Home Order
There are no exceptions in his order for government helping kids celebrate their birthdays. There are dictates requiring people to stay 6 feet away from each other if they have to be outside their homes for essential activities:
Now would be a great time to teach your kids life isn’t fair.
For those who want to pretend an essential government service is to entertain a few kids with birthdays, you are living in the right state. Laws don’t matter to too many elected officials and government employees.
The birthday party parades are just more proof.
Handing a toy to a kid was a no-brainer violation.
(Note: Bloomington doesn’t consider patching streets essential)
Link to all previous stories: https://blnnews.com/2020/04/02/quarantine-over/