Baker also touched upon the meaning behind the long weekend. “It’s Memorial Day weekend. There are a lot of people who died for your right to live in a free democracy here in the United States, here in Massachusetts,” he said.
“If you don’t want to wear a mask because you don’t like wearing a mask; if you don’t want to social distance because you don’t want to social distance; please think about those families, those moms and dads, those brothers and sisters, those sons and daughters, those who lost their lives fighting for your freedom to put on that mask. Just do it for them. Socially distance for them. Wash your hands for them.”
State beaches will be open Monday with restrictions for visitors and managers.
There is absolutely no hope that the mask restriction will be lifted in two weeks.
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