Carnival Cruise Line recently announced that it will resume cruising in Galveston, Texas beginning in July and will require passengers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is disputing Carnival’s vaccine mandate.
Abbott announced Monday he would be signing a law that prevents “businesses operating in Texas from requiring vaccine passports any vaccine information.”
“Texas is open 100% without any restrictions or limitations or requirements,” Abbott tweeted.
I’m signing a law today that prohibits any business operating in Texas from requiring vaccine passports or any vaccine information.
Texas is open 100% without any restrictions or limitations or requirements. https://t.co/ukPxNQ2pAt
— Greg Abbott (@GregAbbott_TX) June 7, 2021
Abbott did not provide any other details about the law and his office simply pointed The Federalist back to his tweet.
In April, Abbott issued an executive order prohibiting the government from mandating “vaccine passports” in the state while the COVID-19 vaccine is still under emergency authorization by the Food and