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Republican Rep. Eddie Andrews joined Rep. Steven Holt to address the issue of vaccine mandates.

Andrews said legislators take the job seriously. He discussed what he did on Jan. 11 this year as he took the oath of office for the first time in the Iowa House.

“It’s really interesting when you think about the Bill of Rights,” he said. “It always refers to your individual rights. And I’m reminded of our own state motto — our liberties we prize and our rights we will maintain. So that’s why we’re actually on here fighting for your rights.”

Andrews said there is no reason that government or businesses should be making medical decisions for people.

“We’re just on here to encourage you, to let you know that we are listening to you, that we hear you and there are some things in the works.”

Author: Jacob Hall