Talbot leaders weigh limited group size, mask mandates

Talbot County government employees, all wearing masks in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, sit in on a recent county council meeting at the courthouse in Easton.

EASTON — The Talbot County Council, in response to the county’s ongoing surge in coronavirus infections, will draft an executive order that could subject citizens to fines if they fail to wear a face covering in public or refrain from gathering in large groups.

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pdesfarris

There is no excuse for the Talbot County Council to become totalitarian. If they do, perhaps they would be kind enough to cite their authority. I don't recall giving up my Constitutional rights when I moved to Talbot County in 1987. Adults can weigh the degree of risk they're willing to take for themselves and their families. I don't need to be saved from myself by well-meaning but ignorant politicians.

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