Does Estonia deserve a coalition who considers public health more important than a marriage referendum, our partner and former Chancellor of Justice Allar Jõks asks.

Pointing out the legal shortcomings of the government’s order to wear masks brought complaints last week that the defenders of a state of law do not care for public health and have turned to advocates for anti-maskers. Without delving into the topic, the sentences “there is no legal basis to establish a mask-wearing obligation” and “do not wear a mask because it does not defend you against anything” were made equal in (social) media.

”I do not want Estonia to turn into a country where a justice chancellor can no longer perform their duties because someone might understand them falsely. The last days confirm that there are many who hope for that exact thing to happen,” writes Allar.

Read more in ERR.