In no uncertain terms Missouri Republicans are opposing the Prez on the latest public health crackdown.
And here's a point that'll be ignored but I feel like I need to share . . .
We can't denounce our friends & neighbors for vaccine hesitancy or rejecting mask protocols given that national leadership (or lack thereof) has mired public health messaging in divisive culture war politics. In the end, nobody can every really force people to comply . . . However, if it's someone that you honestly care about then merely, honestly sharing concern for that person's health shouldn't be a fight or debate but a genuine expression of love . . . Or at least that's how I interpreted my mom screaming expletives down toward the basement during the first round of local vaxx clinics.
Meanwhile . . .
Check recent statements from Missouri's GOP leaders . . .
"The Biden administration's recent announcement seeking to dictate personal freedom and private business decisions is an insult to our American principles of individual liberty and free enterprise," Missouri Governor Parson tweeted. "This heavy-handed action by the federal government is unwelcome in our state and has potentially dangerous consequences for working families."
Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt, who is running for the U.S. Senate seat in Missouri, tweeted "Missouri has been a national leader in pushing back against the Biden administration and COVID related mandates. Biden's historic overreach on vaccine mandates will not stand in Missouri. We're at a crossroads in America -- who we are and what we're going to be. We must fight back."
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news link . . .
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - On Thursday, President Joe Biden announced new federal vaccine requirements affecting as many as 100 million Americans in an effort to increase COVID-19 vaccinations and slow the spread of the Delta variant that is killing thousands each week.