Discussion continues on state of emergency
September 22, 2021
At Sweet Home City Council’s Sept. 14 meeting, Crawfordsville resident David VanDerlip spoke against Resolution No. 22 for 2021, which proclaimed a “state of emergency” as a result of mask mandates and other precautionary restrictions ordered by the state to slow the spread of COVID-19.
“Our medical systems are overwhelmed,” he said. “People with non-COVID emergencies like late stage cancer, heart problems, and strokes now do not have access to needed care because COVID cases from unvaccinated people are filling the hospitals. The anti-mask movement is killing innocent people. T...