“I have to disagree with you sir, when you say that I’m selfish because feeding my kids is not selfish. I have hairstylists that are going hungry because they’d rather feed their kids. So sir, if you think the law is more important than kids being fed then please go ahead with your decision but I’m not going to shut the salon.”
– Dallas hair salon owner Shelley Luther, to Judge Eric Moye’ after the latter demanded she apologize to the politicians who ordered her business shut down. Moye’ then sentenced Luther to seven days in jail for reopening in defiance of the order, sparking a national outcry that led to her being freed.