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The en banc Sixth Circuit concludes that the lawsuit seeking an injunction against Michigan's mask mandate is now moot.
The libertarianish Colorado Democrat is devolving decision-making to parents and trying to lower the income tax to zero.
The president’s COVID-19 adviser embodies the arrogance of technocrats who are sure they know what’s best for us.
If the CDC's Mask Mandate Is 'Necessary for the Public Health,' Why Didn't the DOJ Seek a Stay To Restore It?
The Biden administration's main priority seems to be leaving the agency's authority vague enough to allow future interventions.
Some implications of the government's decision not to seek a stay of the district court ruling. Plus, the low quality of the trial judge's opinion doesn't necessarily mean there are no good arguments against the mandate's legality.
That's a fundamentally anti-democratic attitude.
The DOJ Is Reluctant To Continue Defending the CDC's Mask Mandate Because It Worries It Will Lose Again
Clarifying the agency's authority could impede future power grabs.
The decision against the rule hinged on whether the agency had the power it asserted.
Though travel isn't completely back to normal, this change is an overdue acknowledgment that we can't always view COVID-19 transmission as catastrophic.
The decision holds that the CDC exceeded its legal authority. But it may be vulnerable to reversal on appeal.
"Our system does not permit agencies to act unlawfully even in pursuit of desirable ends," writes Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle.
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Kamala Harris is only human, says Jen Psaki.
"I know the CDC is working to develop a scientific framework," says Ashish K. Jha
"People's irrational fears are taking over these policy decisions," says one parent.
"In practical terms, COVID-19 poses zero threat to the G.W. community."
The lawsuit raises some of the same issues as earlier successful challenges against the CDC's eviction moratorium. But, in this case, the federal government has a stronger legal rationale for its policies.
Life is returning to "normal" after two years, but that normal includes even fewer limits on executive powers.
Q&A with Dr. Vinay Prasad, a practicing hematologist-oncologist and associate professor in the department of epidemiology and biostatistics at the University of California, San Francisco
The same agency that brought us security theater continues to enforce a rule that never made sense.
The policy, which covers trains, buses, and subways as well, is now set to expire on April 18.
Disagreement over pandemic policy accelerates the slide toward authoritarianism in another country.
Attendees at Biden's State of the Union speech were almost entirely unmasked.
The agency emphasizes that children face a very low risk from COVID-19, which it has known all along.
Mocking COVID public health theater is finally going mainstream.
CDC Director Rochelle Walensky stressed that people could continue to wear masks if they wanted to.
From the CDC to the FDA, there are too many missteps to list.
The unions' support for hygiene theater is of a piece with their support for security theater.
Case trends in states with mandates were very similar to case trends in states without them.
Like the war on drugs and the war on terror before it, the war on COVID is a futile, deeply destructive campaign, and Americans want out.
The president is waiting until children, who have always faced an infinitesimal risk from COVID-19, are "more protected."
"The District’s indoor mask requirements will be dialed back on March 1, 2022," said Bowser.
Rochelle Walensky says "now is not the moment" to stop forcing masks on children. Democratic politicians increasingly disagree.
But not so fast, Angelenos. No return to normal for you.
The agency further undermines its credibility by desperately trying to back up conclusions it has already reached.
Lifting the Mask Mandate for Air Travel Would Do a Lot More To Cut Down on Unruly Passengers Than an Expanded No-Fly List
Delta CEO Ed Bastian asked U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland to create a special no-fly list for passengers convicted of creating onboard disruptions.
The children have less to fear from COVID-19 than she does.