“Republican Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said during a media briefing about the coronavirus that no one had the ‘constitutional right to walk around without a mask,‘” according to Blaze Media and other news outlets.
“The dubious claim was made by Hogan while he announced further coronavirus pandemic restrictions on Monday.
“‘It’s sort of like saying I have a constitutional right to drive drunk. I have a constitutional right to not wear a seat belt, or to yell fire in a crowded movie theater, or to not follow the speed limit,’ Hogan said.
“‘We’re talking about a quarter of a million people dying already. You know, more than, you know, the Korean War, the Gulf War and the Vietnam War added together. Which part don’t you understand?’ he asked rhetorically.
“‘There’s no constitutional right to walk around without a mask,’ Hogan added, ‘this is, we did it in 1918, I don’t know why we can’t do it now. Wear the mask.‘”
Watch the video of Hogan and share your opinion in the comment section on this page. Do you believe Americans have the right to decide for themselves whether or not to wear a COVID19 mask?
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on resistance to mask mandates:
“It’s sort of like saying ‘have a constitutional right to drive drunk’…. There is no constitutional right to walk around without a mask.”
— Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) November 23, 2020