See below for Fairfax County Board Chair Jeff McKay’s response to Gov. Glenn Youngkin, regarding Youngkin’s “request for a ‘security perimeter’ around the homes of SCOTUS judges in FFX Co.” According to Chair McKay, “My focus is on public safety and protecting constitutional rights of our citizens. I know the well-trained FCPD professionals can ensure both.” Chair McKay continues:
“Your suggestion to establish a ‘perimeter’ for the purpose of ‘limiting unauthorized vehicle and pedestrian access’ to neighborhoods surrounding the homes of the Justices is paramount [sic; presumably McKay means tantamount] to a checkpoint that federal courts have held violates the Fourth Amendment. There are obvious First Amendment concerns as well.”
In short, Youngkin appears to have no idea what he’s doing – or simply doesn’t care about his policies being legal or making sense – as usual…
P.S. Needless to say, the main reason why Youngkin and other Republicans are suddenly concerned with protesters at people’s homes – which they certainly have NOT been when it’s been at the homes of Democratic School Board members, or House of Delegates members, etc – is to *distract people’s attention from the main issue here*, which is that Republicans are working overtime to deprive women of their reproductive freedom, constitutional rights and bodily autonomy. In short, Republicans want to talk about ANYTHING else but that!