Lawmakers tweet support for barber who operated amid virus
May 10, 2020
MCPHERSON, Kan. (AP) — Two Republican U.S. Senate candidates are tweeting their support for a Kansas barber who ran afoul of the law for operating his shop during the pandemic.
Kansas Senate President Susan Wagle and U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall weighed in Saturday after Luke Aichele, a barber at Luke's Barber Shop in McPherson, wrote about his troubles Friday on Facebook.
Wagle wrote that an arrest warrant was issued for Aichele; Marshall wrote the barber was threatened with one. Police referred questions to the county prosecutor, whose office was closed.
"The chairs in his shop are six feet...