Herein lies the fundamental question of mandates or not. There is ample evidence for medical mandates (polio mass inoculations in the ’50s). Now, to the point in question of the COVID-19 virus: Are the majority of Americans potentially being harmed by the anti-vaxers and the anti-maskers?

My answer is a resounding yes! We are in our third COVID-19 spike because the unprotected are spreading the virus. So the president is right to impose a vaccine mandate. Now let’s put some teeth into his executive order.

And start treating the compliant with the respect we are due for doing the right thing to protect America. COVID passports to enter restaurants and sporting venues, concerts and rallies.

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Lynn Dostal