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Poll: Most favor COVID mandates

A new poll finds most people in the U.S. are in support of White House orders and other mandates requiring vaccines and masking, to slow the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The survey—from Fox and released Sept. 19—shows about three-fourths of Americans are either “extremely” or “very” concerned about the COVID epidemic, whose toll and pace of hospitalizations and deaths have all increased in recent months. The Fox poll was written up in a Fox News story published this weekend. 

Approximately two-thirds of those surveyed now favor vaccine and masking as tools to combat the disease, according to the same poll. And solid majorities are in favor of legal mandates requiring people to use them in public spaces.

The poll was conducted since the White House issued much more stringent COVID-19 mandates for federal government employees and contractors, and also since it ordered the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to follow up with a sturdy mandate for vaccination to protect workers at companies employing 100 or more in the private sector. 

Reader comments

Mon, Oct 4, 2021 D Carlson

No need for mandates: against all common sense. Total gov. propaganda. Against our rights.

Thu, Sep 23, 2021

Why do we need to FORCE everyone to get a glorified flu shot? This is just big government using a bad situation to grab more power and for people to virtue signal. BTW I got the shots when I thought there was enough data of other peoples experience with the shots (and side affects). However this was my choice, I don't feel the need to force others. If you get the vaccine then are you not safe from those that haven't? Does anyone remember Jim Jones (Guyana Tragedy)? He got his followers to drink the Kool-Aid by doing multiple practices so that everyone didn't see it as a big deal. First it was forcing face masks, then shots (and every time promising before the enforcement that there would not be mandates). What is next?

Wed, Sep 22, 2021 AJ

Pure leftist nonsense taken by selective polling for your masters.

Wed, Sep 22, 2021 Federal Agent United States

As soon as the "Real" information is allowed to be aired (NO CENSORSHIP), then the truth will be out. As an investigator, the devil is in the details. What does MRNA really do to the human body? The truth needs to be told.

Tue, Sep 21, 2021 John Columbus, OH

You or your kids have polio, measles, mumps, rubella? No, thank vaccines and the willingness of intelligent and empathetic people confirming the well-being of all rather than some pathetic idea of liberty and freedom. Why not just go through red lights and drive drunk to prove your freedom and liberty? Probebly because your great orange master didn't make those politically toxic like he did with vaccines and masks simply to get people back to work quicker so the ecomnomy looked better for his reelection. What a selfish bastard. All that follow his lead fall in the same category, at least if they are smart enough to grasp the concept of vaccines and public health but follow along anyhow.

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