June 25, 2022

Florida Lt. Governor praises judge for overturning transit mask mandate | Jeanette Nunez

NAACP’s Nelson: Judge Ruling Against Mask Mandate ‘Reckless,’ Will Have ‘Racial Impacts’

NAACP Legal Defense Fund director-counsel Janai Nelson said Tuesday on MSNBC’s “All In” that Middle District of Florida U.S. Judge Kimball Mizelle’s ruling against public transportation requiring passengers to mask is “reckless.” Guest anchor Ayman Mohyeldin asked, “Should the DOJ wait for the CDC or be more forceful in appealing it regardless of what the…

Watch: Airline Passengers Celebrate End of Travel Mask Mandate

Upon hearing that the TSA will no longer be enforcing travel mask mandates aboard airlines, videos circulated around social media of passengers celebrating. “The agencies are reviewing the decision and assessing potential next steps,” a Biden administration official said on Monday. “In the meantime, today’s court decision means CDC’s public transportation masking order is not in effect…

‘Ukraine scrambling’: ex-Air Force general predicts Russia’s next move | Wake Up America

Retired U.S. Air Force Brigadier Gen. Blaine Holt reacted to Russia’s latest moves as their attack on Ukraine continues, on Monday’s “Wake Up America.” Watch Newsmax on Directv 349, Xfinity 1115, Dish 216, Spectrum (see channels), Cox, Optimum, U-Verse 1120, FiOS 615, Suddenlink, CenturyLink 1209, Mediacom 277, Fubo, Sling, WOW!, Armstrong, or the Newsmax smartphone […]

Philadelphia mask mandate reinstated: New details | LiveNOW from FOX

SAG Awards: Hollywood Celebrities Go Maskless While LAUSD Students Still Forced to Mask Up

Hollywood celebrities went completely maskless for the SAG Awards on Sunday at the same time that thousands of children across Los Angeles County are still being forced to wear masks indoors in school. The SAG Awards allowed the stars to forego masks despite previously announcing that masks would be required. The change in policy appears…

Ron DeSantis Announces Lawsuit Against Federal Mask Mandate: Not ‘Grounded in Any Science’

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) and Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody (R) announced on Tuesday a lawsuit over the Biden administration’s extended mask mandate on planes and transportation hubs, noting that the rule is not grounded in science. “The state of Florida joined by 20 other states has filed an action against the Biden administration…

Oscars: Hollywood Celebrities Go Maskless as LAUSD Preschoolers Still Forced to Mask Up Indoors

Hollywood stars chose to go maskless for the 94th annual Academy Awards on Sunday even as local preschoolers enrolled in the Los Angeles Unified School District are still being forced to wear masks while indoors. Academy rules don’t require attendees to wear masks to this year’s ceremony, even though they are encouraged to do so.…

‘Chaos in the Sky’: Commercial Airline Pilots File Their First Lawsuit Over Transportation Mask Mandate

‘We’re done. The public is done. It’s time for this to end.’ Hours after the U.S. Senate voted to repeal the federal transportation mask mandate—which the White House quickly threatened to veto—a group of commercial pilots filed the first legal challenge by airline workers to overturn the requirement to wear masks on all public transport. […]

Fauci: Time to Start ‘Inching’ to Normality, ‘Risky’ to Pull Mask Mandates

White House COVID-19 adviser Anthony Fauci said this week that it’s time for the United States to start heading back to normalcy after two years of lockdowns, vaccine mandates, and other COVID-19-related rules. “The fact that the world and the United States and particularly certain parts of the United States are just up to here…

NYC private school goes mask optional despite statewide mandate

A private school in New York City has adopted a mask optional policy, which goes against state requirements. An article in the Poly Prep Country Day School newspaper states that the Director of Health and Well-being Sarah Zuercher announced that the school wide mask mandate would be lifted on Monday, and a new mask optional […]

Blue states cite falling COVID-19 cases, not new studies, to justify mask mandate

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Several Democrat-led states are finally scaling back on masking requirements, citing declining COVID-19 case numbers for the changes rather than scientific evidence that they are not needed. In recent days, New Jersey, New York, California, Connecticut, Oregon and Delaware have all announced new masking policies for at […]

Connecticut high school students want mask mandates dropped now: ‘Kids are traumatized’

One Connecticut high school student is channeling his frustration and upset over the continued school mask mandates in his state into awareness, outreach and activism.  He wants others to know just how difficult the enforced mask wearing has been for students day in and day out, all through the pandemic — and why he thinks […]

Loudoun County dad pushes district to comply with Youngkin’s mask policy: We want ‘optionality’

A Loudoun County parent and his son are speaking out after the school board received affidavits over their mask mandate, as the nationwide push to roll back COVID-related policies in the classroom continues.  Brandon Michon, who is also running for Congress to represent the commonwealth, and his son Duke joined “America’s Newsroom” Wednesday to discuss […]

Report: Illinois Gov. Pritzker to End State Mask Mandate ‘Before March 1’

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D) will announce on Wednesday the end of his statewide mask mandate effective “before March 1,” according to sources with knowledge of the announcement. NBC 5 Chicago reporter Mary Ann Ahern first reported on the governor’s expected announcement. “@GovPritzker will announce Wednesday he’s dropping #IndoorMaskMandate — except in schools (lawsuit appeal…

Some Blue States to End Mask Mandates, Joining Biden’s Pivot Before Midterms

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) will announce Monday he will end mask mandates for school children and teachers the second week in March, the New York Times reported. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy encourages residents to continue wearing face masks while in public (Tariq Zehawi/The Record via AP, Pool). With 2022 midterms elections on…

Oakdale, CA Students Protest Gavin Newsom’s Mask Mandate, Some Sequestered in Gym

Hundreds of high school students in Oakdale, California, staged a protest in opposition of Gov. Gavin Newsom (D)’s mask mandate last week. Some students were sequestered inside a gym at one of the schools, according to footage that was posted to social media. A video circulating on social media last week showed California high school…

L.A. County to Keep Indoor Mask Mandate Despite State Dropping Its Own

Los Angeles County will retain its indoor mask mandate past the February 15 date set Monday by Gov. Gavin Newsom as the date to end a statewide mandate, according to public health officials in the county. As NBC Los Angeles reported: State officials announced Monday the indoor mask wearing requirement for vaccinated people will expire…

California’s indoor mask mandate will end next week for vaccinated individuals, Gov. Newsom says

Vaccinated Californians will no longer have to wear masks in most indoor settings next week as the omicron surge recedes, health officials announced Monday.  Unvaccinated people will still have to wear masks indoors and some cities and counties may also keep their mandates in place.  Students and staff at K-12 schools will also still be […]

NYC Mayor Eric Adams caught maskless days after doubling down on mask mandate for schools

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! New York City Mayor Eric Adams went maskless indoors days even though a statewide indoor mask mandate is in effect and the mayor requires the city’s school students to mask up.  “Earlier today the Belmont [Business Improvement District] welcomed @nycmayor, NYC Council Members, @nycsmallbiz and @thenycalliance to […]

WATCH: Substitute Teacher Argues with 8th Grader over Thin Blue Line Mask

A middle school student claims a substitute teacher provoked a verbal argument about a Thin Blue Line flag on a mask the boy wore to his class. The incident took place at Lyman Gilmore Middle School in Grass Valley, California, and was recorded on cellphones by other students Monday, CBS Sacramento reported Wednesday. Thirteen-year-old Lucas…

New York Governor Extends Mask Mandate

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul on Friday announced an extension to the state’s indoor mask mandate through Feb. 10. This is the second time the mask mandate has been extended since Hochul came into office in August 2021. “We’ll be extending that just through Feb. 10,” Hochul said…

All Super Bowl Attendees Will Get a KN95 Mask, Reminders of Mask Requirement

LOS ANGELES—Every person attending the Super Bowl at SoFi Stadium next month will be given a KN95 mask and will be repeatedly reminded about the requirement that masks be worn throughout the event, except while eating or drinking. “For the past three months, [Department of Public Health] staff have been working closely with the [National Football League…

Southwest Airlines Sued for Ejecting Woman Who Removed Mask to Drink Water

A 68-year-old woman has sued Southwest Airlines Co., claiming that the airline ejected her from a flight for removing her mask to drink water. The lawsuit concerns an incident which occurred in January 2021 on a Southwest flight due to depart from Reagan National Airport in Virginia to Palm Beach International Airport in Florida…

Two Counties Signal Defiance of New Virginia Governor’s Ban on School Mask Mandates

Two counties indicated they plan to defy the school mask mandate ban announced by new Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin on his first day in office. Youngkin’s executive order requires schools to let parents decide whether their children should wear masks and for how long. Youngkin, a Republican…

Capitol Report (Jan. 6): US Figure Skaters Withdraw Due to COVID-19

President Joe Biden joined members of Congress on Capitol Hill to mark the one-year anniversary of the Jan. 6 capitol breach. We look at how Congress members from both sides of the aisle are recognizing the events of the day. With all of the events and rhetoric surrounding Jan. 6, we had a chance to…

2021 Australia’s Coolest Year Since 2012 and Wettest Since 2016

The year 2021 was Australia’s coolest year in almost a decade and also the nation’s wettest in five years, according to the Bureau of Meteorology’s Annual Climate Statement, released on Thursday. While the mean temperature was 0.56 degrees celsius (33 degrees Fahrenheit) above the 1961 to 1990 reference period, 2021 was around 0.4 degrees celsius cooler…

Short Term Rental Laws in Major Orange County Cities

Short-term rentals, available through online platforms such as Airbnb and Vrbo, are becoming increasingly popular among travelers as an alternative to hotel stays and for homeowners looking for new income streams. Since the advent of these platforms, places like Los Angeles and San Francisco started regulating the short-term rental market, which has now expanded into…

Taiwan’s Army Simulates Urban Warfare Confrontation

On the second day of a military drill, the Taiwanese army is simulating a scenario where its cities are under attack amid ongoing concerns of a Chinese invasion. Democracies in the Indo-Pacific region are coming together. Australia and Japan sign a historic defense deal in face of the Chinese communist regime’s threat. A Chinese real…

FACT CHECK: Are Mask Mandates Considered A ‘War Crime’ Under The Nuremberg Code?

An image shared on Facebook claims mask mandates are considered a “war crime” under the Nuremberg Code.Verdict: False There is no mention of mask mandates in the Nuremberg Code. Fact Check: The Nuremberg Code is a medical research ethics code that emerged from the Nuremberg military tribunals that followed the end of World War II, according…

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