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The governors of Iowa and North Dakota recently announced mandates that require people to wear masks in public.

Numerous studies have found that masks, and perhaps even the mandates, reduce the risk of transmission.

Michigan, which also has NFL and major college football teams within its borders, has a similar mask mandate for athletic teams.

Marissa Mayer is back, a governor flips on a mask mandate, and a female CEO puts up a Fortune 500 first.

Some governors are issuing stay-at-home orders and mask mandates, and Americans are being urged by health experts to stay home for Thanksgiving and not hold traditionally large gatherings.

Earlier this month, the GOP-led states of West Virginia, North Dakota, and Utah, all issued similar mask mandates.

Though Democrats retained control of the House, they lost seats, falling short of the clear mandate they had wanted.

The move includes a statewide mask mandate and a household-only requirement on social gatherings for two weeks.

So, whether it's “defund the police,” Medicare-for-all, socialism or whatever you want to call it, we all have a responsibility to run on the demands and the mandate of the constituents in our districts.

The plaintiffs argue further that the entire ACA is therefore unconstitutional—that the individual mandate is not “severable” from the rest of the law, so the court could not merely excise that provision and let the rest of the law stand.


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