Letter to the Editor - The macho man myth
Last updated 2/5/2021 at 10:40am
“This is a free country, so nobody can tell me to wear a face mask. I have the right to decide for myself whether I want to wear a face mask or get a COVID-19 vaccination.” Right? Wrong! This macho man — or woman — attitude is wrong legally, morally and from a common-sense perspective.
The constitution guarantees everyone freedom of speech. However, this freedom is restricted. It does not confer the right to libel or slander others. Additionally, Supreme Court Justice Marshall stated that the Constitution does not bestow the right to stand up in a crowded theater and...