Yesterday, Texas Governor Greg Abbott banned COVID-19 vaccine passports in Texas.
Texas is open 100%.
Texans should have the freedom to go where they want without any limits, restrictions, or requirements.
Today, I signed a law that prohibits any TX business or gov’t entity from requiring vaccine passports or any vaccine information. pic.twitter.com/JQXOe4cHgY
— Greg Abbott (@GregAbbott_TX) June 7, 2021
Abbott stated that businesses and government entities are prohibited from enforcing these Medical Jim Crow mandates.
But there’s more to it when you dig deeper into the bill:
BOMBSHELL: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's vaccine passport ban does virtually nothing to prevent businesses from requiring them. He's "just lying," says one pundit.
Businesses who require vaccine passports will simply not be able to contract with the state.https://t.co/E2iCOkg9ME
— National File (@NationalFile) June 8, 2021
For all the out of state hot takes: This is performative. The law signed by @GregAbbott_TX says companies with state