Texas Governor Issues Executive Order Banning 'Vaccine Passports'

Texas Gov Greg Abbott issued an executive order on Tuesday, April 6, that prohibits government-mandated “vaccine passports” in Texas.

“We will continue to vaccinate more Texans and protect public health and we will do so without treading on Texans’ personal freedoms,” Abbott said in this video posted on Tuesday.

“Vaccine passports,” or proof of vaccination, have not been federally mandated in the United States as of Tuesday. Credit: Greg Abbott via Storyful