Texas Supreme Court orders Dallas salon owner released as Abbott bans jailing citizens for lockdown violations

The Texas Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the release of salon owner Shelley Luther, who was jailed for opening in violation of the state’s rules, as Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order retroactively eliminating jail time as a consequence for violating the state’s coronavirus restrictions. Shortly after Abbott’s announcement, the Supreme Court of Texas ordered Luther’s release. An attorney for Luther,…