Paul Intros Bill To Repeal Public Transit Mask Mandate

The Hill reports:

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) on Wednesday introduced legislation to repeal the federal mask mandate for public transportation. The Travel Mask Mandate Repeal Act of 2021 would prohibit the federal government from imposing a mask mandate when utilizing any “conveyance” or “transportation hub.”

Paul said in a statement that he is introducing the mask mandate to “put a stop to this nanny state mandate of requiring masks on public transportation.”

“In a free county people will evaluate their personal risk factors and are smart enough to ultimately make medical decisions like wearing a mask themselves,” Paul said.

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