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Some going ons in Italy - CBS News:

Italy requires vaccination proof for bars and restaurants
Italy launched strict new COVID restrictions on Friday, requiring proof of vaccination for anyone who wants to go inside a bar, restaurant, or tourist site. The so-called "Green Pass" is an attempt to fight the surge in coronavirus cases.

the New York Times:

Italians (Mostly) Embrace a ‘Green Pass’ to Prove Vaccination on Its First Day
On Friday, the first day that Italians needed to present a nationwide health passport for access to indoor dining, museums, gyms, theaters and a wide range of social activities, Margherita Catenuto, 18, from Sicily, proudly showed a bar code at the Capitoline Museum in Rome certifying that she was vaccinated.

“It’s like showing you have a conscience,” said Ms. Catenuto as she walked in. “You do it for yourself, and you do it for others. It’s very sensible.”

Similar measures to stem the coronavirus pandemic have prompted large protests in France and bitterly split Americans between cities that will require vaccine passes, like New York, and entire parts of the country that consider even masks an affront to their rights. But Italians have mostly greeted their new Green Pass with widespread acceptance and, after some compromises, near political consensus.

AND... Not mentioned in either "report" are stories like these:

From Reddit:

Italy: Vaccinated Burn Their Vaccine Passports (Green Pass) In Solidarity With Unvaccinated

I can not embed the video but there are people tossing cards into a small fire.  A good crowd there - maybe 1,000 - 1,500 people.

The Paris protests were quite the crowd too - the citoyens are getting fed up with all this BS.

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