This goes against our constitutional rights.
Effective immediately, the city Houston is fining all of its residents who refuse to wear a face mask $250.
According to the Washington Examiner, earlier this morning Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner decided enforce the statewide mandate which was surprisingly issued by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott.
“For months, we have been focusing on education and not citations, but now, I am instructing the Houston Police Department to issue the necessary warnings and citations to anyone not wearing a mask in public if they do not meet the criteria for an exemption,” Turner stated.
Turner claimed that his decision to enforce Abbott’s mandate was due to a surge of COVID-19 cases in the Houston area.
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