The July 4 line is open. The virus news related to Arkansas remains troubling.
Who is hurt the most by Arkansas low vaccination?
-66% of 65+ are fully vaccinated, leaving 33% at high risk of death if infected
-57% of NURSING HOME STAFF are vaccinated, bad news for nursing homes & similar congregate living
-need 2 doses for #DeltaVariant protection#arnews pic.twitter.com/64QeUY6KLo
— Julee Jaeger (@dunekacke) July 4, 2021
And there was this:
— Evelyn Rios Stafford (@everiosstafford) July 4, 2021
And here’s a news item about a lawsuit I wish someone had tried in Arkansas. The Maryland governor moved to stop federal unemployment benefits early, as Governor HUtchinson did June. 26, depriving recipients of 10 weeks of $300 payments. A state court judge there has ruled the governor didn’t have authority to stop the federal payments. Moot here, I suppose.
Between barbecue, beer and fireworks, contemplate how the Arkansas legislature and its representatives in Congress are hard at work limiting your rights and freedom.