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COVID deniers drop lawsuit against health department; their $130k legal fund remains

BY: - March 17, 2021

A citizen group called Ohio Stands Up dropped its lawsuit against the Ohio Department of Health after alleging the state’s orders to slow the spread of COVID-19 amounted to “absolute tyranny.” The group of plaintiffs is comprised of eight Ohioans — including Ohio Board of Education member Kirsten Hill — who baselessly alleged that COVID-19 […]

Judge blasts COVID-19 lawsuit against health department as “incomprehensible”

BY: - February 10, 2021

A federal judge expressed tremendous skepticism of a lawsuit alleging “absolute tyranny” of the Ohio Department of Health’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, deeming the plaintiff’s arguments nearly “incomprehensible.” U.S. District Judge James G. Carr didn’t rule on ODH’s motion to dismiss the suit, which was filed by a self-described citizens group called Ohio Stands […]