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New York NY, New York City has become the first major city to require proof of COVID vaccination in such indoor venues as bars, gyms, theaters, and museums.
Mayor Bill De Blasio has commanded that New Yorkers will be divided into two classes: the vaccinated and the unvaccinated: “If you’re unvaccinated, there are going to be fewer and fewer things that you’re able to do.”
Liberals have largely fallen into line behind De Blasio’s edict even though a vaccine mandate disproportionately impacts minorities. Recent city data showed that only 28 percent of Black New Yorkers between the ages 18 to 44 were fully vaccinated.
As New York Post columnist Karol Markowicz, rightly points out, how is it racist to ask vote for a voter ID card, but not racist to bar people from going to the museum or library without an ID?