Chief Justice denies ‘emergency’ request to block TSA from enforcing mask mandate

Chief Justice denies ‘emergency’ request to block TSA from enforcing mask mandate
Chief Justice John Roberts
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Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts has denied an “emergency” request to temporarily block the Transportation Security Administration from enforcing President Joe Biden’s TSA mask mandate.

Bloomberg Government’s Ellen Gilmer broke the news:

The request came from two men, a Washington, D.C. resident and a Sanford, Florida resident.

They claim the mandates “exceed” TSA’s authority. They also claim the mandates “run afoul of the 10th Amendment,” “violate the constitutional guarantee of freedom of travel,” violate the Fifth Amendment’s right to due process, violate the “Air Carrier Access Act,” and are “arbitrary and capricious.”

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The Chief Justice offered no comment.

At least 49 studies prove masks work to reduce the spread of the deadly coronavirus. More than 800,000 Americans will have died from the disease by the end of this year.


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