Boston Mayor compares vaccine passports to slave papers, birtherism

"There’s a long history in this country of people needing to show their papers," said Janey. "During slavery, post-slavery, as recent as you know what immigrant population has to go through here. We heard Trump with the birth certificate nonsense. Here we want to make sure that we are not doing anything. That would further create a barrier for residents of Boston or disproportionally impact BIPOC (Black, indigenous and people of color) communities."

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