Have a health or psychological condition that makes wearing a mask problematic or even potentially lethal? Don’t agree with the dictatorial mask mandates, which are based on shaky science? You may not want to get on a plane in the near future — or a bus, subway, or train if the TSA is in charge of security checkpoints.
Western Journal reports that, thanks to a Biden executive order, the TSA will begin doling out massive fines to Americans who are caught not wearing masks:
The TSA has been picked to be the enforcement arm of a pair of federal mandates — one from the president and one from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — that require everybody taking any form of public transportation to wear a mask.
“Regarding the civil penalty fine structure for individuals who violate the Security Directive, TSA will recommend a fine ranging from $250 for the first offense up to $1,500 for repeat offenders,” the TSA announced on its website.
Most plane tickets cost less than $250 these days, and if you fly often and have a condition that prevents you from wearing a mask? $1,500 isn’t even the most you can be punished. “Based on substantial aggravating or mitigating factors, TSA may seek a sanction amount that falls outside these ranges,” the TSA announced at the end of last month.
“They will report violators to TSA and TSA may penalize those who refuse to wear a mask within the transportation networks,” TSA spokesman R. Carter Langston, told the The Washington Post. Every passanger over the age of 2 will be required to wear a mask. If you aren’t wearing a mssk and can’t or won’t put one on, you can be fined.
Specifics are vague, so TSA agents can easily pick and choose with this system. Ultimately, this is an attack on our most vulnerable Americans. Many among us have health problems that cause us to be unable to wear masks. This is yet another overreaching Democrat policy that is designed to appeal to their base, but is a failure in practice.