Court orders defiant Michigan barber to close his shop
The Michigan appeals court has ordered a barber who has been defying the state's coronavirus restrictions to close his shop.
Karl Manke reopened his shop in Owosso on May 4 in defiance of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's orders for certain types of businesses to close to help slow the spread of the disease.
The 77-year-old Manke has become a symbol of resistance to the business closures.
The appeals court ruled Thursday that Manke failed to rebut the state's claim that barbershops and hair salons pose a risk to public health.
Manke told The Associated Press that he doesn't care what the appeals court said and that he'll continue to cut hair.
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5/28/2020 12:14:13 PM (GMT -4:00)