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Groups: Emergency order violates state’s constitutional right to hunt and fish

Jarchow: Order is the ‘very definition of arbitrary’


May 08, 2020 by Richard Moore


A coalition of sporting groups, individual anglers, and Great Lakes businesses challenged last week state Department of Health Services secretary-designee Andrea Palm’s current emergency health order as an overreach of the department’s statutory authority and as a breach of their constitutional right to hunt and fish.

Their challenge was made in a brief filed in the Legislature’s state Supreme Court case against the emergency order. Attorney and former lawmaker Adam Jarchow wrote the...

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