Skip to comments.'Don't be a sheep': Sheriffs rebel against new statewide mask requirements [Patriots -please support these sheriffs]
Posted on 06/26/2020 4:43:11 PM PDT by ransomnote
Hours after Gov. Jay Inslee, D, ordered Washington state residents to cover their faces in public, a Republican sheriff in a rural swath of the state's southwest suggested they should be doing no such thing.
"Here's what I say," Lewis County Sheriff Robert Snaza told the crowd outside a church Tuesday, carrying a megaphone and sporting his green and beige uniform but no face mask. "Don't be a sheep."
Few of the people cheering on Snaza covered their faces either, according to video of the scene taken by the Daily Chronicle of Centralia, Wash. Indeed, the words on a billboard above the crowd seemed to capture their feeling about the pandemic: "Oh, no! A virus. Quick - burn the bill of rights."
With coronavirus infections rapidly spreading across the American South and West and more states making masks a requirement, dozens of sheriffs like Snaza are staging a rebellion against state governments. An adherence to their interpretation of Constitution, they say, comes before any kind of public health advice.
Since April, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has said people should cover their faces in public to stop the spread of the coronavirus, which has killed more than 122,000 people in the United States to date. But Snaza said he did not believe masks were effective, arguing they should be optional instead. "My frustration is we continue to listen to the governor's requests without asking questions, without saying: 'Well wait a minute, there's the other side to this,' " Snaza told Oregon Public Broadcasting.
He is not alone. In Nevada and North Carolina on Thursday, multiple sheriffs said their Democratic governors' mask requirements were "unconstitutional and unenforceable." After five California counties ignored a similar directive, Gov. Gavin Newsom, D, threatened to withhold state funds.
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One Sheriff said that the public are not sheep and that hit Inslee where it hurt. He doesn't want the public to stop being dominated by fake rules/laws - Inslee whined that the public should not be compared with "barnyard animals", while treating the public like barnyard animals.
Support the sheriffs. Make your public officials serve you.
Religions restrict the natural desires a Leftist has for his goats, sheep, horses, cows, the larger dog breeds...
This is a retarded hill to die on for Republicans.
There is no such thing as “A hill to die on”.
This is another rallying point that can help people work together and network for the sake of the Republic.
This is a retarded hill to die on for Republicans.
Oh, shut up, submit to your overlords and put your mask back on.
In your dreams.
Someone needs to stand up to the little tin pot dictators who are trying to take away our freedoms.
If you want to go along and follow like the rest of the sheeple, go right ahead.
I applaud these sheriffs.
My dad had a place SE of Centralia in Lewis County.
It’s as redneck a county as exists in America. And EVERYONE has several guns. Even the wimmins.
While Centralia has a small police force, the rest of the county is very, very lightly patrolled. Folks prefer to enforce their own safety and security.
Is there a paypal link for their campaigns or some links where I can send them messages of support? I’ve had enough of this brainless shutdown stuff myself.
Please change the first 6 letters of your screen name. Thank you.
If I had any evidence that masks provide real protection, I might consider wearing one.
But I have read multiple sources — including a detailed meta-analysis of scientific papers — that conclude the kind of masks in general use are worthless.
Even an N95 mask has to be properly fitted and cleaned or replaced every few hours.
The information is out there — but RAT governors and mayors refuse to see it.
Therefore, I conclude that this is more about social control than public health. I refuse to wear a mask except under duress.
Protesters and rioters didn’t need masks and neither does anyone else.
Of course there’s always going to be some ‘Karen’ out there who will rat you out to your boss.
Yes yes. No masks ! Wear a bandanna around neck only to comply
Absolutely! This flu is pernicious, and will haunt the world well past November.
The rioters did have masks on, they just uncovered the nose and/or mouth to speak and wipe the sweat.
Democrat Kansas Governor issues mask mandate. The order will be given on Thursday to Start on Friday.
“Every Kansan in a public space must wear a mask. This doesn’t change where you can go or what you can do. It just means that when you are around other people you must wear a mask.”
More at link which also has a heartwarming story on rescued cat!
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