Masks Forever: Democrat Sen. Ed Markey Blocks Americans from 'Freedom to Breathe'

Posted on AllSides September 7th, 2023
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Democrat Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) this week blocked Sen. J.D. Vance (R-OH) after the Republican tried to pass the “Freedom to Breathe” Act by unanimous consent. The act would essentially ban federal mask mandates. “We tried mask mandates once in this country. They failed to control the spread of respiratory viruses, violated basic bodily freedom, and set our fellow citizens against one another,” Vance said in a statement after initially introducing the legislation. He explained that the legislation “will ensure that no federal bureaucracy, no commercial airline, and no public...

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