'Bar Lives Matter' concert promoted by Texas bar owner to protest coronavirus restrictions

by Boing Boing

Boing Boing— The coronavirus is thrilled to learn that a bar owner in Texas is organizing a 'Bar Lives Matter' concert to protest the state's restrictions to slow the COVID-19 outbreak. Protesters are upset @GovAbbott shut down bars in order to help slow the spread of COVID-19. More than 30 bar owners are suing over the executive order. Protesters are demonstrating at the State Capitol and soon at the Governor’s Mansion. @KVUE pic.twitter.com/MaRSILqIxk — Jenni Lee (@JenniL_KVUE) June 30, 2020 It's pretty...

TheHill—Texas bar owner organizes 'Bar Lives Matter' concert in protest of governor's orders. A Texas bar owner who is one of several currently suing Gov. Greg Abbott (R) over reimposed restrictions on bars organized a “Bar Lives Matter” concert and protest Sunday.

Fox News—Texas bar owners sue Gov. Abbott over coronavirus restrictions: 'It's discrimination'. The Texas Bar and Nightclub Association (TBNA) announced they're suing the state on Tuesday, over Gov. Greg Abbott's coronavirus restrictions that were instituted just days ago, following a resurgence in COVID-19 cases.

dailycaller—People Protest New Restrictions At Texas Capitol After Governor Says People Gathering In Bars Is Helping Coronavirus Spread. Protesters gathered at the Texas state capitol in Austin Tuesday to oppose new restrictions put in place to slow the spread of the coronavirus.