Mask Mandates Outlawed

PUBLISHED: 6:23 PM 23 Feb 2021

North Dakota Declares War On “Diabolical” Mask Mandates

This state is breaking the false notion that masks work, they don’t.

Masks don't work. (Source: YouTube Screenshot)

In North Dakota, the House has passed a bill that would outlaw mask mandates across the states, calling the idiocy “diabolical silliness.”

The Gateway Pundit reported:

The North Dakota House of Representatives has passed a bill that will make any future mask mandates illegal in the state.

Monday’s vote passed 50-44 and is now heading to the state senate.

“Our state is not a prison camp,” the bill’s sponsor, Rep. Jeff Hoverson, said.

The state’s Republican Gov. Doug Burgum had put a mask mandate in place three months ago, but had previously expressed doubt about if mandates were really the way to go.

The Grand Forks Herald reports that Hoverson called mask mandates “diabolical silliness,” referring to them as a conspiracy run by “unelected, wealthy bureaucrats who are robbing our freedoms and perpetuating lies.”

Only one representative spoke against the bill, Rep. Jason Dockter, a Republican. He argued that cities, counties, schools and businesses should have “local control” of their affairs.

“Both chambers of the Legislature have required that masks or face shields be worn in areas of the Bismarck Capitol building under the branch’s control, though the rule is lightly enforced and oft ignored by lawmakers. House Speaker Kim Koppelman, R-West Fargo, reminded legislators to wear their masks on the chamber floor Monday, but he noted the rule may be reexamined in the next few weeks,” WDAY reports.

Many experts agree. They point to the fact that cloth masks actually trap germs and also show scientific evidence that a respiratory virus like COVID is not stopped by disposable masks either.