Conservative reaction pours in after Dem mayors, governors impose new mask mandates: 'Kiss my mask'

The CDC said this week that even vaccinated individuals in areas deemed as high-risk should return to wearing masks indoors – prompting the new wave in face-covering requirements.

But the mandates are unpopular for numerous reasons. Some say the masks irritate them or hinder their breathing. People who wear glasses have to deal with fogged-up lenses that make it nearly impossible to see when they enter a building. And many critics have argued that requiring face coverings is government overreach.

Republican congressmen protest the new House mask mandate

Republican congressmen protest the new House mask mandate (Photo courtesy of Luke Ball)

The pushback has been especially pronounced among House Republicans, who have criticized House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s rush to embrace mandates once again.

rappresentante. Lauren Boebert, R-Colo., has argued that the government has no authority over such edicts.

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If we cave on our freedoms in the halls of Congress, what hope do the people have across America?” she told Fox News Thursday night.

She was part of a large group of GOP lawmakers who protested Pelosi’s reinstated mask mandate this week by walking over to the Senate side of the Capitol, where there is no renewed requirement.

I will not comply with Pelosi’s anti-science mask mandates,” lei disse. “She can kiss my mask.

Suo. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., called the renewed mask mandates asocialist takeover of Americaled by Pelosi and President Biden.

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The Democrats are back at it again – whatever it takes to put you back into lockdown,” she said in a video shared to Twitter. “Now we hear that Speaker Pelosi is going to have people arrested if they do not wear a mask. I don’t know about you, I’ve not heard one valid reason that a person who has been vaccinated should be forced to wear a mask.

E Rep. Thomas Massie, R-Ky., is suing Pelosi over the mandate, raising constitutional challenges to her authority, he told Fox News’ Bill hemmer Thursday.

Rep. Thomas Massie, R-Ky., sinistrappresentante Rep. Andy Harris, R-Md., and other conservative members of the House walk to the Senate chamber, as they express their opposition to new mask guidance, al Campidoglio di Washington, giovedi, luglio 29, 2021. All'inizio della giornata, Il leader della minoranza della Camera Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., charged that the Centers for Disease Control has become a political arm of the administration. (Foto AP / J. Scott Applewhite)

rappresentante. Thomas Massie, R-Ky., sinistra, rappresentante. Andy Harris, R-Md., and other conservative members of the House walk to the Senate chamber, as they express their opposition to new mask guidance, al Campidoglio di Washington, giovedi, luglio 29, 2021. All'inizio della giornata, Il leader della minoranza della Camera Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., charged that the Centers for Disease Control has become a political arm of the administration. (Foto AP / J. Scott Applewhite)

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