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MASK MANDATE

A federal court judge said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had overstepped its authority in requiring masks on public transportation, a mandate that legal experts considered well within the bounds of the agency’s charge to prevent the spread of COVID-19 across the nation. Public health experts worry the ruling will hamper the agency’s ability to respond to future outbreaks. The CDC has asked the Department of Justice to appeal the decision.
Summary: Many will wonder what the reaction will be the next time the federal government tries to adopt one-size-fits-all mandates. Will we again resemble sheep, or will we have learned some lessons this time around? Will we, as they said in the '60s, be more aggressive to "question authority"?
School board members across the United States have endured a rash of terroristic threats and hostile messages ignited by roiling controversies over policies on curtailing the coronavirus, bathroom access for transgender students and the teaching of America’s racial history.
Several times during the meeting spectators became disruptive, shouting at each other and the council. At one point before the vote the council took a 10-minute recess in an attempt to calm residents down.

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