Rebuffing Texas governor, American Airlines, Southwest stand by vaccine mandate

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Democrat Lina Hidalgo, the top elected official in Harris County, TX, on Abbott’s mandate ban: “This prohibition against vaccine mandates is like as if the governor were telling me that I can’t issue an order to evacuate the coastal areas when a hurricane is barreling toward us.”

Pahasapa66

I don’t understand Texas; you can’t force vaccines but you can force pregnancy??

Mmjm7

What is it with republicans trying to tell private businesses what they can and can’t do?

eldiabeeto

They’re standing by it because A) Abbot has no means to punish them and B) even if he did then Federal trumps State here so he loses anyway

fatcIemenza

“Party of small government and business.”

FlyingSquid