New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio just delivered the most devastating blow to NYC businesses, and right before Christmas.
In one of his most insane restrictions yet – he’s not only going after businesses – but children too.
In fact, he’s decreed children as young as 5 are no longer allowed to eat inside a restaurant unless they’ve been jabbed – and just wait until you hear the horrific details of his latest move.
Reuters reported as of December 14, children ages 5-11 must have had at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, and those 12 and older must be fully vaccinated by December 27th in order to enter restaurants.
Of course, weary businesses who were counting on a tourist boom in December are already fearing the inevitable economic disaster from this latest mandate.
CBS New York reported:
“It’s really like the Grinch,” said Andrew Rigie, executive director of the New York City Hospitality Alliance.
Yes, Rigie said the mayor’s new vaccine mandates make him seem like the Grinch who stole Christmas.
But others in the the city’s pandemic-decimated restaurant and entertainment fields feel he’s more like an evil magician, who, with one sweep of his mandate wand, is trying to turn back time — and turn the bustling Times Square of today back into what it looked like during the dark days of the pandemic.”
Many NYC businesses were already forced to permanently close their doors – not being able to fully recover from the devastation of earlier COVID-19 mandates.
And now, they’re bracing themselves for a second hit.
For children arriving in New York City who aren’t vaccinated, Mayor de Blasio has told folks not to worry, and promised “free shots for all.”
CBS New York continued:
“Anyone who comes here, we’re going to provide vaccination if they need it. We’re happy to provide that,” de Blasio said…
“So people are supposed to come here to the U.S., they’re gonna get their kid vaccinated. God forbid their kid gets sick for a day or two. They’re going to sit in a hotel room. Then, what are they going to do, extend their trip for two weeks so the kid can get the second dose of the vaccination? It really doesn’t make sense,” Rigie said.”
To start – mandating vaccines for anyone is blatantly unconstitutional – and goes against everything this country stands for.
Americans should have the freedom to decide what does (or does not) go into their bodies – without the interference of some out-of-touch bureaucrat writing mandates from his mahogany chair.
New Yorkers cringed once the vaccine mandate hit them – forcing them to get the jab – or stay home.
But in an unprecedented move – de Blasio has moved his target off of adults and onto children – demanding they get the shot – or else be denied access to entertainment in NYC – including sitting down with their parents for a meal inside a restaurant.
Biden’s “new normal” has empowered leftist politicians everywhere to exploit the “Omicron pandemic” as an excuse to exercise political power at frightening levels.
And as we well know – once our freedoms are gone – they’re not coming back.
Remember the days when one could fly freely, without being groped by the TSA or having liquids confiscated?
Or even more recent – the days when an American could simply walk outside – without being forced to wear a mask just to gain entrance into establishments – or HIKE in the great outdoors.
But now we’ve surpassed mask mandates – and entered into the crazy new world of actually having the government force free Americans to get vaccinated… or else deny them access to participate in society.
And while adults are already skeptical of the shot – they’re now being told these vaccines must be forced upon their own children.
I sure don’t want to find out.
You know America has hit an all-time low – when even other countries are speaking out about restrictive and ridiculous U.S. mandates are.
And if Biden and Fauci have their way – vaccines will be mandatory for domestic travelers – mark my words.
If you planned on traveling to NYC this holiday season – I recommend canceling your trip and visiting a place that actually values freedom.
What are your thoughts on Mayor Bill de Blasio’s latest mandate?
Do you think children should be forced to be vaccinated to eat inside a restaurant?
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