Neither politician is willing to tolerate deviation from the one business policy he thinks is best.
Even If Requiring People Who Have Recovered From COVID-19 To Be Vaccinated Is Legal, That Doesn't Mean It Makes Sense
The failure of legal challenges obscures an ongoing scientific debate.
When you are already convinced a policy makes sense, any evidence will do.
Vaccine-Related Heart Inflammation Risks for Young People Much Lower Than COVID-19 Heart Inflammation Risks
Young males infected with COVID-19 are six times more likely to develop myocarditis than those who have been vaccinated.
New research shows incidental and mild infections account for a large and rising share of that widely cited number.
A broad standard with no exceptions better serves his goals, but it will be harder to defend in court.
OSHA has rarely used this option, which avoids the usual rule-making process, and most challenges to such edicts have been successful.
Biden's sudden embrace of a federal vaccine requirement seems inconsistent with his acknowledgment that he cannot mandate every COVID-19 precaution he'd like people to follow.
The president seems determined to anoint the agency’s director as the nation’s COVID-19 dictator, no matter what the law says.
The New York Times Assumes a Scientific Consensus on School Mask Mandates That Its Own Reporting Shows Does Not Exist
If all sensible people agree that students should be forced to wear masks, why do other countries reject that policy?
Critics of the SCOTUS Decision Against the CDC's Eviction Moratorium Might Miss the Rule of Law When They Need It
The Court said it "strains credulity" to believe that Congress gave the CDC the "breathtaking amount of authority" it asserted.
The Biden Administration Seems To Think Every Public School Is Legally Obligated To Require That Students Wear Face Masks
The secretary of education argues that federal law makes the CDC's COVID-19 guidelines for schools mandatory.
The studies cited by the CDC do not show that preventing COVID-19 outbreaks requires forcing students to cover their faces.
A New York Times Reporter Claims Americans Distrust the Government's COVID-19 Advice Because They Don't Understand How Science Works
If so, public health officials have compounded the problem with disingenuous arguments, dubious policy shifts, and misleading statements.
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Is Right That Democrats Have a Vaccine Hesitancy Problem, but It's Not Nearly As Big As the GOP's
Although Patrick notes that blacks are less likely to be vaccinated than whites, the gap between Republicans and Democrats is much larger.
This Psychologist Thinks Mask Mandates in Schools 'Offer Distinctive Opportunities for Learning and Growth'
Writing in The New York Times, Judith Danovitch also argues that masks inhibit nail biting and nose picking.
Gov. Greg Abbott's position on private vaccination requirements is confused and confusing.
Whether or not YouTube should have suspended him, the senator overlooked the limitations of the studies he cited and ignored countervailing research.
The evidence that the benefits outweigh the costs is not nearly as impressive as mandate enthusiasts imply.
The administration issued the order even while conceding that it lacked the authority to do so.
The Biden Administration Is Pushing Social Media Platforms To Expand Their Definition of Intolerable COVID-19 'Misinformation'
Online censorship by proxy undermines the ordinary process for checking claims and counterclaims.
A Federal Judge Lets a Cruise Line Require Proof of Vaccination, Saying a Florida Law Banning the Practice Is Probably Unconstitutional
Gov. Ron DeSantis' embrace of the law contradicts his avowed commitment to economic freedom.
Study: As Delta Proliferates, Vaccines Are Less Effective at Preventing Infection but Still Sharply Reduce That Risk
The results also indicate that vaccinated people infected by delta have lower viral loads and less severe symptoms than unvaccinated people.
The Evidence Cited by the CDC Does Not Show That Vaccinated and Unvaccinated COVID-19 Carriers Are Equally Likely To Transmit the Virus
That conclusion is not justified by the CDC's Provincetown data, and it is inconsistent with a new study from Singapore.
Federal officials invited alarmist press coverage of breakthrough infections.
The Biden Administration Continues to Exaggerate the Risk Posed by COVID-19 Breakthrough Infections While Slamming the Press for Doing the Same Thing
The administration is dismayed by the alarmist news coverage it invited.
The Provincetown Outbreak Shows Vaccinated People Can Be Infected by the Coronavirus, but the CDC's Director Grossly Exaggerates That Risk
Researchers are still trying to determine what role vaccinated carriers may have played in the Massachusetts cases identified by the CDC.
The agency says it found high viral loads in vaccinated people infected by the coronavirus, but the significance of those results is unclear.
The administration’s public pressure campaign against COVID-19 "misinformation" cannot be reconciled with its avowed respect for freedom of expression.
Biden Charges Facebook With Homicide, While His Surgeon General Recommends 'Legal and Regulatory Measures' To Suppress COVID-19 'Misinformation'
Speech is protected by the First Amendment even when it discourages vaccination.
Citing Rising COVID-19 Cases, L.A. County Reimposes a General Mask Mandate and Threatens Additional Restrictions
Requiring inoculated people to wear masks does not seem like a sensible or effective response, and it could deter vaccination.
If the CDC Can Impose a Nationwide Eviction Moratorium, Why Can't It Impose a Nationwide Vaccine Mandate?
It could, if it actually had the vast public health powers that the Biden administration claims it does.
Los Angeles County is nevertheless aping the WHO by recommending universal masking "to be extra safe."
At Least 5 Justices Seem To Think the CDC's Eviction Moratorium Is Illegal. SCOTUS Left It in Place Anyway.
Brett Kavanaugh, who provided a crucial fifth vote, said he agrees that the CDC does not have the authority to override rental contracts.
The agency’s legal defense of its eviction moratorium implies that it has vast powers to order Americans around.
An argument for humility in the face of pandemic forecasting unknown unknowns
Daily U.S. COVID-19 deaths are approaching the influenza average.
The COVID-19 pandemic showed the dangers of letting governors unilaterally, dramatically, and indefinitely magnify their own powers.
Empowered by Voters, Pennsylvania Legislators Are Poised To End the Governor's 15-Month COVID-19 Emergency
The resolution is part of a broader movement to rein in executive power during emergencies.
The COVID-19 adviser's unsatisfying explanation of his conversion feeds skepticism about the value of a sensible precaution.
The agency's rule, which it recently extended until mid-September, makes no sense as a safety measure.
An Epidemiologist Confirms That the CDC Director Misrepresented Her Study of Outdoor COVID-19 Transmission
A co-author of the article that Rochelle Walensky cited says outdoor settings probably account for "substantially less than 1 percent" of infections.
A New Study Confirms That Reopening Texas '100 Percent' Had No Discernible Impact on COVID-19 Cases or Deaths
Critics said Gov. Greg Abbott's decision was "extraordinarily dangerous" and reflected "Neanderthal thinking."