Missouri Sues China

Lawsuit lays blame for pandemic at China’s feet.

The State of Missouri is the first to file a lawsuit against China, accusing the country of being responsible for the severity of the coronavirus pandemic and seeking damages to make up for “the enormous loss of life, human suffering, and economic turmoil” resulting from the disease.

The suit, filed in the Eastern District of Missouri federal court, follows at least seven class-action suits that have been filed by private groups.

“In Missouri, the impact of the virus is very real – thousands have been infected and many have died, families have been separated from dying loved ones, small businesses are shuttering their doors, and those living paycheck to paycheck are struggling to put food on their table,” Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt said in a statement.

The text of the lawsuit lays the blame for the pandemic’s consequences squarely at China’s feet.

“The repeated unlawful and unreasonable acts and omissions of” China, the Missouri suit claims, “have been injurious to—and have significantly interfered with—the lives, health, and safety of substantial numbers of Missouri residents, ruining lives and damaging the public order and economy of the State of Missouri.”

Officials say that in addition to extracting as large a financial judgment out of China as it can, Missouri is looking to hold the Chinese government officially accountable for its alleged actions to exacerbate the coronavirus pandemic and potentially bring further facts about how the Chinese government handled the virus, and possibly about the virus’ origin, to light.

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • About what is certain to be a manifold number of lawsuits that will be filed against China for their actions and inactions relative to the coronavirus pandemic.
  • About disinformation, concealment and deceit that continues to come from Chinese authorities.
  • For the investigators who are conducting a full-scale investigation into the real sources of the pandemic.

Sources: Fox News, Newsmax, MSNBC


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