What are the issues faced by the federal, state, and local governments in balancing public safety while still protecting the constitutional rights of the inhabitants of the United States?
If you owned a business, how would you want control distributed between the federal, state, and local governments, and how much power over making your own decisions do you think you should have in terms of opening and operating freedom?
Refer to Articles 1-7: Civil Liberties and Businesses During a Public Safety Crisis2.What rights should government have over businesses for the public good? What do you think are the most important civil liberties (constitutional rights) for both individuals and businesses?
What rights, if any, must remain unconstrained by government control? Why are these rights important? What are the most important civil liberties for businesses?
Refer to Articles 4-7: Operating a Business Under Shut Down Orders3.What are the ethical issues faced by businesses within states such as Michigan, Texas, where the lockdowns are being maintained very strictly? Are the methods of control being used by state and local governments ethical? How do businesses navigate these situations in order to