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  • LA City Council Terminates Employee Vaccine Mandate In Unanimous Decision

    06/12/2024 1:19:06 PM PDT · by george76 · 15 replies
    Daily Caller News Foundation ^ | June 11, 2024 | Mariane Angela
    The Los Angeles City Council officially terminated its vaccination mandate for municipal employees Monday... The council members voted to end the city’s vaccination mandate .. The decision was unanimous, with all present council members voting 13-0 to rescind the mandate, effective retroactively from June 2. This move aligns with actions taken by other Southern California cities and comes more than a year after the city lifted its coronavirus emergency declaration. The ordinance ends the vaccine requirement for current and future city employees and allows those fired or who resigned over the mandate to seek re-employment, ABC 7 reported. The council...
  • Mayo Clinic's jab-or-job mandate faces new legal threat as RFK Jr. petitions SCOTUS for students

    06/01/2024 1:30:17 PM PDT · by george76 · 5 replies
    Just the News ^ | May 31, 2024 | Greg Piper
    George Washington University class-action settlement for COVID shutdown approved with more money for students, less for lawyers. Mere "overlap between a religious and political view" doesn't negate Title VII’s religious protections, 8th Circuit says.. If COVID-19 litigation were like the virus itself, George Washington University cleared its infection with a pricey therapeutic, the Mayo Clinic's infection rebounded, and Rutgers University faces an unusually virulent strain that could spread far and wide. A federal judge gave final approval to the $5.4 million class-action settlement submitted by GWU students and the private university blocks from the White House, in a tuition-refund lawsuit...
  • House Panel Approves Measure to Rehire Troops Fired for Refusing COVID-19 Vaccine

    05/24/2024 9:51:06 PM PDT · by george76 · 27 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 5/23/2024 | Caden Pearson
    With the military facing a recruitment crisis, Rep. Nancy Mace called the Pentagon’s ‘failure’ to rehire these troops ‘unacceptable.’.. The House Armed Services Committee adopted an amendment in the annual defense policy bill on May 22 that, if cleared through Congress, would force the Pentagon to rehire U.S. troops who were fired for refusing a COVID-19 vaccine. The measure was adopted late on May 22 by lawmakers on the panel, who marked up and advanced their version of the annual appropriations bill, authorizing a defense budget of $849.8 billion. The 2025 bill, titled the Servicemember Quality of Life Improvement and...
  • Federal Court Strikes Down Colorado University’s COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate as Unconstitutional

    05/20/2024 7:26:57 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 5 replies
    GP ^ | 05/20/24 | Jim Hoft
    In a landmark decision earlier this month, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit delivered a scathing rebuke to the University of Colorado Anschutz School of Medicine, declaring its COVID-19 vaccine mandate unconstitutional.The 55-page ruling highlighted that the mandate, which excluded religious exemptions, was tainted by “religious animus” and thus violated the First Amendment’s protection of religious liberties.The court’s decision reversed a prior ruling by a lower court, bringing to an end a contentious legal battle initiated by the Thomas More Society on behalf of 17 faculty members and students. These individuals had faced severe repercussions, including...
  • University’s COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Violates US Constitution: Court

    05/19/2024 12:32:08 AM PDT · by CFW · 31 replies
    A Colorado university’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate violates the U.S. Constitution, a federal court has ruled. The Sept. 1, 2021, mandate “clearly violates the Establishment Clause and the Free Exercise Clause as interpreted by our precedents,” a majority of a U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit said in the May 7 decision. While the mandate was later updated, the newer version also violates the Constitution, the judges said. The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in 2021 required COVID-19 vaccination of all students and employees. It initially offered religious exemptions to anyone who checked a box, but later said...
  • Australian freedom activist Monica Smit sues Victoria police over COVID lockdown enforcement

    04/11/2024 4:43:22 AM PDT · by xoxox · 9 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | April 11, 2024 | David James
    The most high-profile opponent of Australia’s brutal COVID-19 lockdowns, vaccine mandates, and violent suppression of public criticism has been Monica Smit. Her resistance is continuing. She has announced that she will be suing the Victoria police. The court case is scheduled for July 23 and is expected to take 15 days.
  • COVID-19 Shot Hesitancy Driven by Knowledge of Adverse Events

    03/04/2024 3:56:13 PM PST · by george76 · 43 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 3/4/2024 | Naveen Athrappully
    In a survey, 22 percent of respondents said they knew of at least one vaccinated person who suffered health issues after taking the injections. People who did not comply with COVID-19 vaccine requirements were hesitant because they knew someone who had experienced a health problem after getting the injection, according to recent research. “Knowing someone who experienced a health problem following COVID-19 injection reduced the likelihood of injection, the International Journal of Vaccine Theory, Practice, and Research reported. Such people “were more likely to oppose injection mandates and passports. .. Conversely, “knowing someone who had health problems following the COVID-19...
  • Sudden Deaths of Vaxxed Athletes, Students, Pilots, Military, but Why No Politicians?

    02/14/2024 8:14:34 PM PST · by george76 · 75 replies
    California Globe ^ | February 14, 2024 | Katy Grimes
    Members of the California Assembly and Senate were exempted from COVID vaccine mandates – so was Congress and Biden’s Executive Branch... Isn’t it extraordinary that we see daily reports of young athletes, high school and college students, college athletes, pilots, members of the military and others dropping dead suddenly? Yet we aren’t seeing this same “died suddenly” phenomenon, as it is now called, in elected politicians – members of Congress, Governors, or State Legislatures. ... Before the vaccine rollout of 2021, these kinds of collapses were never seen before, and if they did happen, they were extremely rare. Now, it’s...
  • 68 American colleges still have Covid vaccine mandates in place

    02/08/2024 3:12:39 PM PST · by george76 · 17 replies
    The Dossier ^ | FEB 6, 2024 | Jordan Schachtel
    Harvard is among the many U.S. schools that remain committed ... as of February 6, 2024, an astounding 68 American colleges and universities still have Covid shot mandates in place. Yes, you read that correctly. There are 68 schools in the United States that continue to push the mRNA serum on college students across America. ... The list includes historically elite schools like Harvard and Johns Hopkins. It also includes a variety of ultra leftist colleges in California and New York, and elsewhere, coupled with a significant amount of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). ... Speaking of Harvard, they...
  • Chinese lab crafts mutant COVID-19 strain with 100% kill rate in ‘humanized’ mice: ‘Surprisingly’ rapid death

    01/17/2024 9:33:16 AM PST · by Twotone · 38 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 17, 2024 | Katherine Donlevy
    In a Wuhan-esque study, Chinese scientists are experimenting with a mutant COVID-19 strain that is 100% lethal to “humanized” mice. The deadly virus — known as GX_P2V — attacked the brains of mice that were engineered to reflect genetic makeup similar to people, according to a study shared last week out of Beijing. “This underscores a spillover risk of GX_P2V into humans and provides a unique model for understanding the pathogenic mechanisms of SARS-CoV-2-related viruses,” the authors wrote. The deadly virus is a mutated version of GX/2017, a coronavirus cousin that was reportedly discovered in Malaysian pangolins in 2017 —...
  • United Airlines drag queen CEO accused of mocking religious exemptions to Covid vax

    01/17/2024 5:14:30 AM PST · by george76 · 52 replies
    Post Millennial ^ | Jan 16, 2024
    Kirby reportedly even went so far as to suggest that religiously exempt employees should have to wear a special symbol on their badges.. It has been revealed that United Airlines' Draq Queen CEO Scott Kirby allegedly mocked those seeking religious exemptions from the company's strict Covid-19 vaccine mandate, and proposed treating those who had been granted special accommodation differently than those who got the jab. Kirby reportedly even went so far as to suggest that religiously exempt employees should have to wear a special symbol on their badges, however that idea was struck down by United's lawyers. Kirby is well-known...
  • 3 Big Covid Whoppers Fauci Confessed To Congress This Week

    01/13/2024 4:23:36 PM PST · by george76 · 34 replies
    Federalist ^ | JANUARY 12, 2024 | Pierre Kory, MD
    Fauci confirmed many of the worst fears of those in the medical community who spoke out during his reign of terror... If Dr. Anthony Fauci thought retiring from his nearly-half-a-million dollar government position would end questions about his disastrous policymaking, he was sorely mistaken. This week, the former director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases faced tough questions from the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic, and his answers confirmed many of the worst fears of those in the medical community who spoke out during his reign of terror. Although his 14-hour testimony was behind closed...
  • With COVID, flu and RSV surging, when and where should you wear a mask?

    01/10/2024 11:49:05 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 41 replies
    nbcsandiego ^ | 01/09/2024 | Sarah Jacoby
    The new year is kicking off with a spike in respiratory illnesses across the U.S., including COVID-19, flu and respiratory syncytial virus. Considering all the circulating illnesses right now, it might be time for masking to make a comeback, experts say. "We're certainly in the winter peak of respiratory viruses," Dr. Albert Ko, professor of epidemiology and medicine at the Yale School of Public Health, tells A post-holiday COVID spike alongside upticks of the usual winter illnesses, like flu and RSV, make this surge "very much expected," he adds. Amid this rise in the spread of illnesses, mask mandates...
  • With Covid and flu surging at the same time, how big is the risk of coinfection?

    01/08/2024 11:22:34 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 25 replies
    nbcnews ^ | 01/06/2024 | Akshay Syal, M.D.
    While the U.S. is only a few weeks into winter, this year’s respiratory virus season is already looking different than last year’s. Covid and flu are both surging and there’s no peak in sight. During the previous winter, flu and RSV got off to an early start but were already declining by the time hospitalizations from the omicron virus started to spike in December 2022.
  • New fast-spreading Covid variant may be more deadly than earlier versions, 'worrisome' study warns

    01/08/2024 12:00:11 PM PST · by knighthawk · 80 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | January 08 2024 | CAITLIN TILLEY
    A new Covid variant that is behind a resurgence in hospital admissions may be more deadly than previously thought, research suggests. BA.2.86 — or 'Pirola' — is a mutation on the Omicron BA.2 subvariant and is the ancestor of the currently dominant JN.1, which is responsible for more than three in five Covid cases as of January 6. Both strains have around 60 more spike protein mutations than the original coronavirus and over 30 more than other Omicron variants such as BA.2 and XBB.1.5.
  • Trucker Protests Got Martial Law, Hamas Thugs Get Coffee From Cops

    01/08/2024 7:11:53 AM PST · by george76 · 9 replies
    Front page mag ^ | January 7, 2024 | Daniel Greenfield
    Canada has fallen. It wasn’t all that long ago that the Trudeau regime declared all-out war on truckers who were protesting vaccine mandates. Martial law was used to target them, their bank accounts and to beat and imprison them for blocking traffic and honking. But when the pro-Hamas crowd blocks roads leading to a Jewish neighborhood in Toronto, the cops hand-deliver goodies to them and call it “deescalation.” ... What we’ve seen in Canada, as well as previously in the UK, is a political establishment dominated by leftists and in bed with Islamic terrorists.
  • Over 200 Vets, Active Duty Forces Vow to Hold Military Leaders Accountable for COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

    01/01/2024 4:57:50 PM PST · by Silentgypsy · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2024 01 01 | Kristina Wong
    More than 200 military veterans, active-duty members, former officials, and military spouses released an open letter on January 1 in which they vowed to do everything in their power to hold senior military leaders responsible for forcing the COVID-19 vaccine mandate on troops. They wrote in the letter, released on social media Monday: While implementing the COVID-19 vaccine mandate, military leaders broke the law, trampled constitutional rights, denied informed consent, permitted unwilling medical experimentation, and suppressed the free exercise of religion. Service members and families were significantly harmed by these actions. Their suffering continues to be felt financially, emotionally, and...
  • Children’s hospital to pay parking lot worker $45,000 for refusing to grant him a religious exemption to flu vaccine mandate

    12/29/2023 7:25:19 AM PST · by george76 · 20 replies
    Law&Crime ^ | Dec 27th, 2023 | ELURA NANOSDec 27th, 2023
    One of the nation’ top children’s hospitals must pay $45,000 to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit filed by a maintenance worker who refused to get a flu shot for religious reasons. DeMaurius Jackson worked at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA) in Georgia as a maintenance assistant. According to court documents, Jackson’s duties primarily consisted of groundskeeping in outdoor parking lots, which required minimal interaction with the public. Jackson said his work involved no close proximity to patients, visitors, or staff. According to Jackson’s complaint, he converted to Judaism in November of 2016. In 2017 and 2018, Jackson requested and received...
  • Pilot Incapacitation - American Airlines Flight AA755 (Boeing 787) CDG-PHL, from Paris, France, to Philadelphia, PA, USA (on Nov.29, 2023) - pilot had a seizure & collapsed!

    12/03/2023 10:58:55 AM PST · by DFG · 64 replies
    Twitter ^ | 12/03/2023 | William Makis MD
    BREAKING NEWS: Pilot Incapacitation - American Airlines Flight AA755 (Boeing 787) CDG-PHL, from Paris, France, to Philadelphia, PA, USA (on Nov.29, 2023) - pilot had a seizure & collapsed! Pilot had seizure that stiffened his legs & back, jamming his feet under rudder pedals on short final approach. The captain immediately took over flying duties and there was no loss of aircraft control. The relief pilot who was required to be on the flight deck during landing was able to remove the unconscious pilot from the seat. This is the 4th Pilot Incapacitation in 2 weeks!!!
  • Where the flu, RSV, and COVID are on the rise ahead of Thanksgiving

    11/21/2023 1:06:07 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 27 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/21/2023 | ADDY BINK
    (NEXSTAR) — As Americans prepare to gather for the holidays, many say they fear becoming sick in the coming months. Based on the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, those concerns may be genuine. While the CDC doesn’t track COVID-19 testing as closely as it did during the pandemic, it does still track other COVID-related data. That includes hospital admissions for COVID, jumped by almost 9% in the most recent week of data, through Nov. 11. The percentage of people visiting the emergency room and testing positive for COVID is up by 7%, and the number...