Underlying the arguments is the strong sense of being an individual. This individualism is partially the reason that the United States is one of the few developed countries without a universal health care system.
In a candid interview with The Steve Shannon Morning Show, Mayor Walt Maddox said we are facing “the most pivotal 2 weeks in Tuscaloosa’s history" as the City of Tuscaloosa prepares for the continued spread of the novel Coronavirus.
This comes as an addition to her "Safer at Home" order, which seeks to protect Alabama's communities through rigorous hygiene and social distancing policies. Her decision for the mandate was based on the rising cases of COVID-19 across the state.