On Friday night, in an emergency ruling, Sonia Sotomayor rejected the appeal without comment, allowing the terminations to move forward. At least for now, that appears to be the end of the saga.
Los Angeles County will retain its indoor mask mandate past the February 15 date set Monday by Gov. Gavin Newsom as the date to end a statewide mandate, according to public health officials in the county.
In Canada, they have scores of big rigs surrounding Ottowa’s capital complex and blocking border crossing points. In New York City, those opposed to mandates roll a bit differently. They decided to team up and “occupy” an AMC movie theater that was enforcing some COVID suppression measures. Estimates of the number of mandate opponents varied, but the videos showing up online suggest that there were at least several dozen of them.
Try as they might, Democrats aren’t holding the line on mask mandates and despite the Biden Administration attacking Republican governors who refuse to issue them, Democrat governors themselves seem to be retreating from the issue as they learn it’s a losing battle.
Loudoun County Public Schools has responded to rumors of maskless students facing arrest, saying that no students have been arrested for not following coronavirus-related rules, such as wearing a mask. The county added, however, that it is true students can face suspension for repeated violations of policies implemented in response to the Chinese coronavirus, and if suspended students return to school, they could be cited for trespassing.
Parents are rising up against authoritarian, politically-driven mandates. This fed-up mom has her facts straight and something to say to the school board.
A doctor prohibited from practicing medicine because of his vaccination status is suing Rhode Island to regain his ability to practice.
The town supervisors of two rural towns on the border of New York’s Erie County are fed up with oppressive COVID-19 restrictions and are looking into how they might secede from Erie County and be annexed by neighboring Wyoming County.
The “compassionate” Crisis Tyrants in California recently sent unmasked children outside to study in 43-degree weather. After complaints, they barricaded protesting students in an unheated gym until police were called for a wellness check, at which point responding officers turned on the heat.
Trust the science, they say...Supporters of school mask mandates assume they are effective at reducing COVID-19 transmission, then desperately search for evidence to validate that conviction. That process bears little resemblance to science.