DeSantis: 'D*** Right' I Overrode Unconstitutional Local and School District COVID Mandates

DeSantis: 'D*** Right' I Overrode Unconstitutional Local and School District COVID Mandates


Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis stood by his decision to counteract local government COVID-19 mandates, saying, “You’re d— right I overruled them.”

The Republican signed four bills in Brandon, Florida, on Thursday prohibiting schools and local government entities from enforcing vaccine mandates.

Additionally, the legislation prohibits private businesses in the state from enforcing a vaccine mandate unless they grant exemptions for religious or health reasons or prior recovery from COVID-19, The Hill reported.

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The bills came, in part, in response to President Joe Biden’s private employer vaccine requirements.

A reporter asked DeSantis at Thursday’s signing ceremony if overruling local mandates was a violation of the conservative principle that the government that governs best is the one in closest proximity to the people.

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