Ted Cruz introduces bill to ban mandates: for ‘passports,’ vaccines, and masks

Ted Cruz introduces bill to ban mandates: for ‘passports,’ vaccines, and masks
Cruz speaks on the Senate floor. YouTube, Ted Cruz video

[Ed. – His language is exactly right.  Vaccines: sí!  Mandates: no.  No, no, and no.  His collateral point is spot-on:  mandates aren’t scientific or about science.  They’re political.  The actual science justifies the no-mandates perspective.]

“My views are very simple. There should be no mandates, zero, concerning COVID,” Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) told Fox News’s Sean Hannity Monday night.

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Now, that doesn’t mean, as the media likes to characterize, that I’m opposed to vaccines. I actually think vaccines are terrific. I’ve taken the vaccine. My family’s taken the vaccine. But I believe in individual choice, individual responsibility. You can make the choice for your family. These mandates are coming. And as you noted a few minutes ago, talking about Dr. Fauci, what they’re talking about is political. It’s not tied to the science.

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Cruz said Fauci is catering to the teachers’ unions, who are making “a political demand” for which there is “no scientific basis.”

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“And I think this is just abusive,” Cruz continued. “It is dangerous where these government figures believe they have the right to impose rules on you — rules that they don’t intend to follow, as all the people partying up at Martha’s Vineyard demonstrated.”

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