Mexico, NY asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Civil Rights for New York

Q: I've heard it suggested to quote this law when a business forces mask wearing against my will. Does this apply?

Section 18 code 241

Also stated it's against Nuremberg trials that concluded a medical procedure can not be forced upon me.

1 Lawyer Answer
Jonathan David Warner
Jonathan David Warner
  • Albany, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: Umm... No. With all due respect, you'll just sound like a crazy person if you cite to a quotation from the Nuremberg Trials in response to being asked to wear a mask (presumably, for the purpose of preventing the proliferation of COVID-19). Private businesses can operate however they'd like to, assuming that they are doing so within the confines of the law.

Good luck with your case!

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