You are free to do as we tell you.
Surely- people must be controlled with licenses, permits, permissions, inspections, certificates, authorizations, fees, directives and mandates.
How else could we be safe?
American culture has a freedom fetish. It brags about freedom anytime federal holidays or overseas military operations are in the news, while insisting on controlling peaceful & voluntary adult behavior.
Could people rely on each other or on private organizations to monitor quality control?
I am not out to do away with certifications, but business owners should be free to opt out.
This concept is already at work in the case of organic farms that go with organic protocols except for the time, expense and paperwork required for government certification.
Raw milk is another example.
Washington State may not be such a great leader in terms of health standards anyway. Soap is always present on Washington State ferries. In Washington State Parks, it is common to find no soap in the restrooms. People live in parks for days at a time, prepare food, host reunions and attempt to teach children proper hygene habits.
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