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.
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.
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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.
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? 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.
Developing . . .