In Pandemic, Rumors of Martial Law Fly Despite Reassurances

Despite what you may have read in a text message or on social media, there are currently no plans for a national quarantine, let alone martial law.

  • Published 25 March 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — Millions of Americans have been ordered to stay home. Businesses and schools are shuttered. And National Guard units have been activated in more than half the states. Yet despite what you may have read in a text message or on social media, there are currently no plans for a national quarantine, let alone martial law. Those National Guard units? They’re busy distributing food and medical supplies. Rumors of a military-enforced national… Read at AP News