Mayor Q Works To Extend Kansas City COVID Mask Mandate Again!!!

Despite worsening Kansas City COVID fatigue and intensifying resistance from constituents, Mayor Quinton Lucas continues his struggle to uphold public health precautions against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Never mind that Mayor Q has encountered his own troubles in maintaining "mask discipline" in public, whilst working out and at a great many events . . . Often when yelling "no justice, no peace" along with protesters.

About the latest extension . . . Which we also blogged last week.

Let's not forget that last time around there were two dissenting votes on Council. This time there might be more . . .

In the 1st draft of the ordinance the mask mandate will be extended until October 7, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. - That coincides with the Jackson County mask mandate extension.

However . . . 

Let's not forget that the news about COVID has become increasingly dire as new variants take hold and, for better and worse, there hasn't been much progress in fighting the legality of mask orders across the nation. Or at least in places where the Democratic Party hold a majority.

Read more via news links . . .

Kansas City, Missouri, City Council to consider extending mask mandate

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City, Missouri, City Council is set to take up a measure later this week that would extend the city's mask mandate. The council approved a public health order Aug. 2, which requires masks to be worn within city limits in certain circumstances regardless of vaccination status.

Masks Protect Schoolkids from COVID despite What Antiscience Politicians Claim

On July 30 Florida governor Ron DeSantis issued an executive order barring local school districts from requiring their students to wear masks, claiming that mask mandates in schools lack "a well-grounded scientific justification."

Can kids be harmed wearing masks to protect against COVID?

Can kids be harmed wearing masks to protect against COVID? No, there is no scientific evidence showing masks cause harm to kids' health despite baseless claims suggesting otherwise. The claims are circulating on social media and elsewhere just as virus outbreaks are hitting many reopened U.S.

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