The organizers of one of the rock concerts in the US state of Florida have set varying ticket costs for visitors who have been vaccinated against the coronavirus and those who have not yet been vaccinated.
For the first category of guests, the ticket price will be $ 18 per ticket, while those guests who have not been vaccinated will have to pay $ 1000. Festival organizer Paul Williams explained his decision to inspire people in the United States to get immunized and to make the event as safe as possible.
Almost all the discounted tickets had been sold out by Saturday, he said, but no one had ever bought a $ 1,000 ticket. Concert attendees will be required to present a special certificate of vaccination and ID at the entrance. The event will take place on 26 of June in the city of St. Petersburg. The headliners of the event are the “Teenage Bottlerocket” rock band.
While at first glance, Paul Williams’ initiative is a good idea, this radical approach to caring for the health of the nation has found many opponents in the conservative camp. For example, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, who is a member of the Republican Party, issued an executive order that prohibits organizations from any form of discrimination against Florida residents on the basis of vaccinations. The thing is that the concert, which is organized by Paul Williams, will happen at the end of June, and the law comes into force at the beginning of July 2021. Therefore, there is no violation of the law by the organizers of the concert.
Despite this, many residents supported the governor’s opinion. Paul Williams has been complaining about the high number of threatening phone calls and angry messages on Facebook. Despite such a wave of hatred, the concert will take plac