Business owners in Buffalo-area took a defiant stand against Gov. Andrew Cuomo's coronavirus-related restrictions on Friday, telling a local health inspector and sheriffs deputies, who showed up to enforce Cuomo's arbitrary restrictions, to immediately leave their property because they did not have a warrant to be there.
Robby Dinero, owner of Athletes Unleashed in Orchard Park, gathered dozens of area business owners at his gym on Friday night to discuss Cuomo's latest business-killing restrictions, according to WGRZ-TV. Their goal was to plan how to survive the newest restrictions.
But, about 20 minutes into the meeting, members from the Erie County Department of Health and deputies from the Erie County Sheriff's Department barged into the meeting, telling those gathered that they were violating Cuomo's restrictions that prohibit gatherings of more than 10 people.
What happened next was caught on video and is going viral.
One of the people at the gatherings told the health department official to have compassion on area businesses and when she said that she does, another business owner told the official, "OK, well you need to go have compassion out in the parking lot."
"This is private property. This is private property. This is private property," ... (Read more)
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