In 2020, when panic was spreading faster than a virus itself, all of our government officials, including John Raney, rolled over and accepted tons of unconstitutional restrictions on our freedoms, including the right to work, the right to worship, freedom of assembly and freedom of movement. We were told we had to cover our faces to enter buildings, children were not allowed to go to school or parks, and everyone faced curfews. Many lost their jobs or their businesses, and we began to feel the long-term economic effects of the government actions, including skyrocketing prices and shortages of everything from toilet paper to baby formula.
I opposed all the mandates before it was popular to do so, and I’m already against the next mandate! I will never sell out your basic freedoms in the name of an “emergency.” I would work to repeal the Texas Disaster Act of 1975 which gave the Governor FAR too much power over the lives of Texas citizens, including the ability to shut down their businesses, churches, and schools.