Mobile City Council approves public facemask ordinance

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MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — The Mobile City Council voted 6-1 Wednesday on an ordinance requiring residents to wear a facial covering in city limits.

Residents in attendance expressed concerns on both sides of the debate.

Mayor Sandy Stimpson said in the opening statement that he’d rather see Mobile Police officers issue face masks and enforce social distancing than write citations.

Click here to read the full ordinance.

To watch the full meeting and discussion, watch the video below.

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