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Arizona’s high court unanimously ruled that the Republican-controlled Legislature violated a part of the state constitution when it used a budget bill to implement a mask mandate ban.

The state Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday over the Legislature’s mask mandate ban and whether it and other provisions in the bills should be allowed to stand. The challenge isn’t to the ban but rather how lawmakers did so.

Education advocates sued days after lawmakers passed their budget bills.

A lower court ruled Sept. 27 five of the budget implementation laws signed by Gov. Doug Ducey ran afoul of the state’s constitutional limitation that legislation pertains to one subject that’s adequately represented in the title. The judge didn’t speak to the legality of the mandate bans but rather how they were included in budget bills. The practice is commonly known as “logrolling.”

In just over an hour, justices released their opinion, upholding a lower court’s ruling.

The justices took a skeptical tone to the state’s argument that a member of the public would reasonably understand that a vague bill description should mean it’s assumed to include any given issue, as Arizona Soliciting Attorney Beau Roysden contended.

“The state has a plenary power to pass individual legislation that doesn’t violate the title requirement or the single subject rule,” Chief Justice Robert Brutinel said.

Roysden warned that allowing a challenge to any legislation that doesn’t expressly address every aspect of the bill’s text is a recipe for judicial overreach that could tie up countless bills, even ones already signed into law before a court ruling.

“If the court wants to give the Legislature further instruction and guidance on how to further feed bills and reconciliation bills, it must do so prospectively. Otherwise we are going to unleash chaos,” Roysden said.

Representing the Arizona School Boards Association and others, attorney Roopali Desai said lawmakers knowingly inserted a nonbudget item into a budget bill.

“If my school district put out a notice that they were going to adopt a budget or discuss budget issues and then, at that district board meeting, they adopted a mask mandate or the opposite that they decided they would not adopt a mask mandate, I as a parent would have no idea that what the school district was going to be discussing at that board meeting had anything to do with a substantive policy unrelated to the budget that the school district is adopting,” she said.

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BREAKING: Airline CEOs Send King Biden a Letter Asking Him To Remove Useless Mask Mandates

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On Wednesday, the CEOs of American Airlines, Delta Airlines, United Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and other major carriers sent a letter to Joe Biden urging him to end federal mask mandates on airplanes as well as international pre-departure testing requirements. Citing scientific data, the airlines implore Biden to lift the travel restrictions on airlines so the US travel and tourism sectors no longer needlessly struggle.

In the letter, the CEOs explain that they have followed all instructions regarding Covid-19 policies thus far, but request that now their companies are able to follow the scientific evidence and data that show we are no longer in a severe state of this pandemic.

The letter reads:

“Our industry has leaned into science at every turn. At the outset, we voluntarily implemented policies and procedures… to form a multi-layered approach to mitigate the risk and prioritize the wellbeing of passengers and employees.”

It then continues to argue that the situation, and scientific recommendations, have drastically changed and it is time to start recognizing these facts:

“However, much has changed since these measures were imposed and they no longer make sense in the current public health context… Given that we have entered a different phase of dealing with this virus, we strongly support your view that “COVID-19 need no longer control our lives.

Now is the time for the Administration to sunset federal transportation travel restrictions – including the international predeparture testing requirement and the federal mask mandate – that are no longer aligned with the realities of the current epidemiological environment.”

The CEOs are insisting in this letter that the Biden administration consider the negative impact the unnecessary federal mandates have on the US travel and tourism industries. They even quote Biden himself in saying that “Covid-19 need no longer control our lives”, pressing him to follow through on what he says.

While the US maintains all travel restrictions, the UK, EU, and Canada have all done away with the futile mandates. “The U.S. inconsistency with these practices creates a competitive disadvantage for U.S. travel and tourism by placing an additional cost and burden on travel to the U.S.,”  the airlines argue.

The letter asserts that it “makes no sense that people are still required to wear masks on airplanes, yet are allowed to congregate in crowded restaurants, schools and at sporting events without masks.”

The airline CEOs even advocate for the well-being of their employees that are made to enforce these mandates on the aircraft, which has been impacting their personal wellness.

They emphasize that it is “critical to recognize that the burden of enforcing both the mask and predeparture testing requirements has fallen on our employees for two years now. This is not a function they are trained to perform and subjects them to daily challenges by frustrated customers. This in turn takes a toll on their own well-being.”

Finally, the letter also points out that those who still wish to wear masks for their own protection are more than welcome to do so, especially considering the “availability of high-quality masks”. In addition to the masking, airplanes also have “hospital-grade cabin air”, which is stressed in this letter.

Biden has not yet issued a response to this request.

Read the full letter below:

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HUGE! Rand Paul Pushes Bill Through To End Mask Mandate For Public Transportation With Bipartisan Support… You Won’t Believe Which RINO Voted Against it

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In another step towards pushing back against Covid tyranny in the United States, a bill sponsored by Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) was passed with bipartisan support in the Senate that would get rid of mask mandates on public transportation.

The bill was supported by eight Senate Democrats and all but one Senate Republican.  Senator Mitt Romney (R-Ut.) voted against lifting the mandates.

President Biden is likely to veto the bill as his administration plans to extend the mask mandate until April 18th when it will be reviewed.

Democratic Senator Tim Kaine, who was a leading advocate against the bill to repeal the mandate, said he opposed the bill because it would prevent the CDC from imposing future mandates if there was another upsurge in Covid-19.

The bill still will now move to the House for a vote, where other bills to repeal Covid restrictions have remained in limbo.

“The Senate on Tuesday voted to nix a requirement to wear masks on public transportation as the country rolls back coronavirus rules and restrictions.

Senators voted 57-40 on the resolution, which would reduce Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) requirements that most people wear masks on public transportation, including trains, airplanes and buses.

Hassan, Kelly, Bennet and Cortez Masto are up for reelection in November. Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah), who is not, was the only GOP senator to vote against the resolution.

Despite the win for Paul, the resolution is likely to hit a wall in the House. It would also need to overcome a likely veto by President Biden.

“We have it within our power today to ensure the American people that we are irreversibly going back to normal,” Paul said during a floor speech.”

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BRILLIANT! With ONE Click, Over 1 MILLION Americans Will Contact Congress Over Next 24 Hrs To DEMAND They Defund Biden’s Vax Mandates…Here’s How YOU Can Help In Under 30 Seconds!

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Americans are cheering on the truckers in Canada, while asking ‘What can we do in America to stop the attacks on our freedoms?”

WE HAVE GREAT NEWS!

Americans for Limited Government is here to help!

They are generating 1,000,000 emails to congress in the next 48 hours to defund Biden’s vaccine mandates & protect medical freedom!

DEFUND BIDEN’S VACCINE MANDATES!

PROTECT MEDICAL FREEDOM!

Tell Congress to defund Joe Biden’s mandates now!

Representative Chip Roy (R-TX) is leading the fight in the House, and Senators Rand Paul (R-KY), Ted Cruz (R-TX), Mike Lee (R-UT) and Ron Johnson (R-WI) are lead in the Senate.

In the days ahead, both the House and Senate will be voting to fund the federal government and this is the place to make a stand. 41 Senators can filibuster any funding bill which pays for enforcement of the Biden Vax Mandates.

Congress needs to hear from you right now!

Demand that they defund the mandates!

The pressure inside the swamp to go along with funding Biden’s attack on our personal liberties is intense. EVERY MEMBER OF THE HOUSE AND SENATE NEEDS TO HEAR FROM YOU RIGHT NOW!

Email them ALL in less than 30 seconds by simply clicking HERE.

We need 1,000,000 patriots to step up! It’s time to defund Biden’s tyranny once and for all!

Here’s a message from Rick Manning, president of Americans For Limited Government:

“The Biden administration’s medical tyranny is arguably one of the most disgusting governmental overreaches in our nation’s history. Conservative leaders in Congress like Senators Rand Paul, Ted Cruz, Mike Lee, and Congressmen like Chip Roy are leading a fight to defund Biden’s vaccine mandates, but they can’t do it alone. The pressure to ‘go along’ in the swamp is intense and it will take millions of Americans standing up and saying enough is enough. Americans for Limited Government is on a mission to generate more than 1,000,000 emails to Congress to help defund the mandates. There are very few instances in history when the voice of everyday hardworking Americans has been more important. This is one of those times. Join our movement at DefundTheMandates.com and tell Biden to stay the hell out of our personal medical choices.”

You can sit on social media and complain, or you can take 30 seconds from your day and help to send shockwaves through the Swamp with over 1,000,000 emails to every member of Congress.

Join the patriots of America and take action to stop the CCP virus tyranny!

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