NC – Definition of emergency
(1a) Disaster. – An occurrence or imminent threat of widespread or severe damage, injury, or loss of life or property resulting from any natural or man-made accidental, military or paramilitary cause.
According to this definition, there was never any valid reason for declaring a state of emergency. There was never any indication of an unusually large number of people dying in North Carolina. Further, after the first 30 days was implemented, it became even more obvious that no unusual increased number of people were dying.
- Forcing people to behave in irrational ways, actually contributing to hypercapnia and hypoxia, and
- shutting down and destroying businesses