On Tuesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Your World,” Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) pushed back against government restrictions on people who have been fully vaccinated for the coronavirus by arguing that mandates shouldn’t be based on what we don’t know and the burden should fall on the government to prove that there is widespread transmission of the virus by fully vaccinated people.
Paul said, “We should not have government mandates based on what we don’t know. We should make mandates based on what we do know. When they can prove that something is a real problem, then let’s have — let’s consider a mandate. … So, what we need to do is not push fearmongering. … [T]he burden should be on the government to prove that there’s widespread people who have had it are now getting it by the tens of thousands or people who are being vaccinated still