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9/25/20  11:46 am
Commenter: Andre Fredette

STRONGLY OPPOSE
 

Mandatory mask rules violate individual rights and freedom of the citizenry to choose how they wish to act in protecting themselves. We do NOT NEED new laws further encumbering citizens. People should be free to wear masks if they want, but it should absolutely not be a requirement let alone a criminal charge for not wearing one. Secondarily, there is very little scientific evidence supporting the efficacy of masks against COVID-19 and there is substantial evidence showing sustained mask wearing has negative health effects which clearly outweigh any mild benefit in COVID-19 mitigation. 

DO NOT violate the individual's right to make their own health decisions by making masks mandatory.

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