Hemant Mehta reports at The Friendly Atheist:
In a batshit crazy video, a slew of Idaho Republicans denounce all the state and local emergency orders meant to protect people during the COVID crisis. They’re angry that churches can’t gather indoors and in-person, that restaurants can’t be jam-packed, and that some cities are requiring people to wear masks in certain essential places (like grocery stores).
These conservatives want FREEDOM… to spread the virus everywhere they go. It’s not surprising, I guess, that they officials would appear in a video that denies the seriousness of the pandemic… but it’s still jarring to see Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin hold up a Bible and a gun as examples of what she fears losing.
Read the full article.
Idaho has no statewide mask mandate.