Connecticut declared in state of 'public health emergency,' prepares for quarantine | Police State USA: The governor’s October 7th declaration read as follows:Note the vague time line in the following: "…I hereby declare a public health emergency for the State . . . for the duration of the epidemic." Also, gives the Public Health Commissioner authority to quarantine anyone believed to have been "…exposed to, infected with, or otherwise at risk of passing the Ebola virus."
“In response to the epidemic of the Ebola virus currently affecting multiple countries in western Africa, and in order to provide the Commissioner of Public Health and other appropriate officials with all authorities necessary to prevent any potential transmission of the Ebola virus within the State of Connecticut, I hereby declare a public health emergency for the State, pursuant to the Connecticut General Statutes Section 19a-131a, for the duration of the epidemic. Specifically, in accordance with Connecticut General Statutes Section 19a-131b, I authorize the Commissioner of Public Health to Order the isolation or quarantine, under conditions prescribed by the Commissioner of Public Health, of any individual or group of individuals whom the Commissioner reasonably believes to have been exposed to, infected with, or otherwise at risk of passing the Ebola virus.”
– Governor Dannel P. Malloy, October 7, 2014
Troubling but it gets worse -- much worse. The Commissioner has the power to order "mass vaccinations." If a citizen were to refuse:
Section 19a-131d states that any individual who refuses to comply with any portion of the order may be punished with with fines and imprisonment for up to one (1) year.