Members and staff of Atilis Gym in Bellmawr, New Jersey cheered as they defiantly re-opened Monday morning, after police declined to stop them.
"You're all in violation of Governor's executive order," one officer told them. "On that note, on that note, have a good day, stay safe and have a nice day."
"We're here, being civilly disobedient, being peaceful operating our business as we should be able to," the gym's co-owner told a local ABC station. "All small business is essential, and our constitutional rights are the most important thing that any American can uphold."
The gym's co-owner says his own mother is hospitalized with coronavirus, so he takes this virus seriously: