California Attractions and Parks Association Issues Statement, Says Governor Has Not Used Science or Data to Make his Decision

In an official statement, Erin Guerrero, executive director of the California Attractions and Parks Association, said the following regarding Gov. Newsom’s theme park reopening plans;

“To say today’s announcement on theme parks is disappointing would be a grave understatement. The Governor has not used science or data to inform his decision. Theme parks have opened and operated safely around the world for months. Data and science prove that theme parks can operate responsibly anywhere – there is no rational reason to believe they can’t do so in California. No one cares more about park employee and guest safety than the parks themselves.

Let me be unequivocal–the guidance issued by the Newsom Administration will keep theme parks shuttered for the foreseeable future. By forcing amusement parks to stay closed until their home county reaches Tier 4, the Governor has issued a “Keep Theme Parks Closed Indefinitely” Plan which will devastate California’s major theme park industry.”

Read the full statement in the image below: