A New Jersey gym opened for a second day in defiance of executive orders during the coronavirus pandemic — despite Gov. Phil Murphy’s stern warning of “a different reality” to anyone who shows up there Tuesday.
Video posted to Twitter by KYW Newsradio reporter Tim Jimenez shows members filing into Atilis Gym in Bellmawr wearing face coverings as supporters watched and clapped.
The gym, which was shuttered since mid-March, re-opened for the first time Monday, as the owners called the forced closure a violation of citizens’ constitutional rights.
Both owners were issued summonses and clients were given a warning.
“Formally, you are all in violation of the executive order,” a Bellmawr cop told the two men, and the crowd of supporters gathered in the parking lot. “On that note, have a good day, everybody be safe.”
I wonder if that officer works out there.
WIBC’s The Chicks on the Right have more on what went down in the clip below.