DeSantis’ ban of vaccine passports could lead to a showdown with businesses in Florida

“Every business has economic and reputational incentives to ensure that they have a safe place of business,” said Joel Zinberg, a senior fellow with the Competitive Enterprise Institute, a libertarian think tank in Washington, D.C., which has studied the issue. “That’s partly to protect their own employees and to reduce absenteeism. And it’s also to provide the public with a reassurance that this is a safe place to patronize.”