Tennessee's governor just signed a law that nukes all insane COVID vaccine rules throughout the state

Nov 13th

Some rare good COVID-19 news out of Tennessee this week:

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee signed the state's COVID-19 omnibus bill Friday, ensuring government entities cannot force private businesses to institute COVID-19 mandates and private businesses cannot take action against unvaccinated employees nor compel an employee or visitor to show proof of vaccination.

The 21-page bill provides an opt-out for music venues to allow for proof of vaccination instead of a negative COVID-19 test for admission.

The bill prevents government entities from requiring masks. Schools would need to go through an intricate process to require masks and only on a school-by-school basis, not district-wide.

Yuuuup. That's how it's done.

Seriously: Bill Lee is showing other Republican governors how to do it. The COVID vaccine mandates—whether coming from government or private sources—remain deeply unpopular and pose a significant threat to core freedoms. There's no reason for any governor to sit on his thumbs and do nothing about them.

Lead the way, Tennessee.


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