Nashville Councilwoman asks for non-mask wearers to be charged like HIV-carriers if they transmit COVID-19

VIDEO: Metro Councilwoman compares people who transmit COVID-19 without wearing a mask, to those who transmit HIV; asks for them to be similarly charged in the criminal court system – asking if Metro Council can create such legislation. She’s visibly disappointed when she learns she doesn’t have that power.

Hot Mic: Council & Vice Mayor discuss ‘damage control’: “what Sharon is asking, is the damage control in preparation of Tuesday?”

CM Hurt: I get that, but I’m saying in terms of us trying to.. damage control, knowing that this has come out, what kind of damage control are we going to exercise in this, and how do we move forward as we move on to the next phase.