The Blue Springs eatery continues to defy the Jackson County politicos as a mask mandate showdown looms.
However, today's demonstration offers a hint that the court might have a bit of sympathy for small biz and/or the seemingly arbitrary rules governing restaurants that haven't merited much scientific explanation.
Example . . . Can anybody explain how customers can't get COVID when they're sitting down at a restaurant BUT THEN must mask up against COVID risk as soon as they stand up???Note . . . TKC is all for masks & vaxxing but the rules seem like a horrible charade that's denying the very real threat to vulnerable people who are eating at restaurants.
Check an interesting passage in recent reports . . .
The request for a restraining order pointed out the global pandemic and that 388 people have died of COVID-19 in the county.
A judge granted the request but later amended the order, saying the cafe could reopen before Wednesday’s hearing if it followed the mask mandate.
It’s unclear if Tuesday’s brunch falls within the guidelines.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news links . . .
BLUE SPRINGS, MO (KCTV) -- On Tuesday morning, Rae's Café was open. Pork chops and eggs were on special. What was attracting the most attention, however, was a piece of paper out front reminding customers of the mask mandate and the medical exemption.
AHEAD OF TOMORROW'S COURT HEARING. TUESDAY MORNING HERE AT RAY'S CAFE IN BELU SPRINGS. WE SAW SEVERAL PEOPLE GOING IN AND OUT OF THE RESTAURTAN PEOPLE PAYING $1 TO BECOME A MEMBER OF THIS PRIVATE CBLU NOW PEOPLE COMING OUT WITH FOOD IN TIRHE HANDS A HEARING ON RAISED CAFÉ HAS BEEN SET FOR 9:30 WEDNESDAY MORNING.
Developing . . .