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Florida seeks to make restrictions on COVID measures permanent

Miami, January 17. Florida’s governor, Republican Ron DeSantis, announced a legislative proposal on Tuesday to permanently block the restrictions he imposed in 2021 against the mask mandate and the mandatory nature of vaccines against COVID-19.

During a press conference today in Panama City in the west of the state and accompanied by the state surgeon general, Joseph Ladapo, DeSantis said he would present a package of measures to permanently ban them in the next legislative period. State schools and workplaces need these preventive measures against COVID.

“(We’re going to have) the ability to live our lives without wearing a mask, where you go,” the governor said of the measures aimed at Florida with a Republican majority in Congress.

The governor’s office later said in a statement that the “common sense” legislative proposal is “a pro-liberty step” that “will protect Floridians from permanently losing their jobs due to the COVID-19 vaccination mandate.” -called the “vaccination passport”.

The proposal, which prohibits the implementation of measures suggested by US federal health officials to deal with the pandemic, “would protect parents’ rights and provide additional protections that would prevent discrimination based on Covid-19 vaccine status.” prevents”. Governor’s Office.

DeSantis wants to ensure that medical professionals have free speech and are not discriminated against or lose their jobs because of “their personal religious views”.

In November 2021, DeSantis signed into law four bills in a special session that banned COVID-19 face masks and vaccination passports in schools, educational institutions and businesses across the state, under fines of up to $50,000. Could have gone per employee.

The Florida governor, who is emerging as a candidate for the 2024 presidential elections, has spoken out against the health policies of the US government, and particularly the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

In that fight, last month he asked the Florida Supreme Court to “appoint a state grand jury to investigate any and all wrongdoing in Florida with regard to COVID-19 vaccines.”

In response to that petition, the state’s Supreme Court a week later authorized a state grand jury to investigate “drug manufacturers (and their executive officers) and other medical associations or organizations” that are involved in “vaccination that allegedly infection, symptoms and prevent transmission”. Of Kovid-19.

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