(Natural News) Any person living in Florida who was arrested or fined this past year for not “social distancing” or wearing a face mask will be pardoned of their “crime,” thanks to the diligence of Gov. Ron DeSantis.
In a 3-1 vote, the four-member Board of Executive Clemency approved the Republican governor’s decision to vindicate anyone who was unfairly punished by state or local government officials for making their own health decisions throughout the course of the Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) plandemic.
“This action is necessary so that we can recover, have a good transition to normal operations, and also just a recognition that a lot of this stuff was way, way overboard,” DeSantis stated.
The pardon applies to both civil and criminal penalties levied on individuals and businesses that were “punished for breaking unscientific, unnecessary directives.”
The only board member who voted no on the pardon was Democrat Nikki Fried, who currently works as Florida’s State Agriculture Commissioner. Fried is also running for governor next year as a challenger to DeSantis.
“Our local governments stepped up to protect the people of our state,” Fried claims. “They did what was best for the interests of their communities.”
When asked how many people will be pardoned as a result of the decision, DeSantis’ office did not respond.
Author: Ethan Huff
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