Letter: Masks should join other requirements

This is why I believe mask wearing in public areas should be a national requirement until a COVID vaccine is developed and found effective.

 You can’t be drunk and drive because it’s a public health issue.

 You can’t be stoned and drive because it’s a public health issue.

 You can’t run red lights because it’s a public health issue.

 You can’t drive 100 mph in a 30 mph zone because it’s a public health issue.

 You can’t discharge a gun in a metro area because it’s a public health issue.

 You can’t have your dog off leash in Marion County because it’s a public health issue.

 If you’re IPL, you can only emit so much mercury into the atmosphere because it’s a public health issue.

And, you shouldn’t be allowed to emit your saliva into a public space during a pandemic of a disease that is transmissible by aerosol because it’s a public health issue.

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Pat Corsi

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One thought on “Letter: Masks should join other requirements

  1. Pat and one thing you forgot is that those are all laws or ordinance that have been passed by an elected government body. Arbitrary mandates are rules for dictators. Remember power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely.

    So what if mayor Numbnuts decides it is mandatory that you eliminate 50% of your living children because it is a public health issue? Extreme yes but same concept if you agree with it is OK, if you don’t it is ridiculous!

    We live in a Constitutional Republic, no one gets to be a dictator.

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