Tag: Anti-vaccine movement

Why Do American Businesses Want Their Employees to Get Covid-19?

Oh, please. At the request of businesses, the vaccine mandate will take effect one month later than previously planned, on January 4. Shoppers will be done celebrating not only Christmas (December 25) but also Boxing Day (December 26), Hanukkah (November 28 to December 6), Kwanzaa (December 26 to January 1), New Year’s Eve (December 31), New Year’s […]

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Aaron Rodgers Drags Fake Homeopathic ‘Vaccines’ Back into the Spotlight 

Rodgers watches from the sidelines during the second half of the NFL game at State Farm Stadium on October 28, 2021 in Glendale, Arizona. Photo via Getty Images Green Bay Packers quarterback/crypto bro Aaron Rodgers has been in the news this week for the worst possible combination of reasons: contracting COVID-19 and, in the process, revealing […]

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Anti-Vaxxers Are Making a Play for the Hearts, Minds, and Wombs of Young Women 

Scrolling through Evie Magazine’s Facebook page, everything seems almost normal. In a recent post titled “The Danger of Shows Like Netflix’s You,” a writer blogs about the streaming service’s third-season hit. An article about the “5 Signs You’re Dating A Man Child” is surely of interest to plenty of women in their 20s and 30s, […]

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Anti-Vaccine Job Boards Are Full of Laid-Off Medical Workers  

A sign at a protest against vaccine mandates and passports in St. Paul, Minnesota, September 26, 2021. Photo via Getty Images. “I am a nursing leader with very nearly 30 years of experience,” one typical posting on Gab’s “No Vax Mandate” jobs board reads. “I am facing termination in the next 3 weeks due to […]

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The Baffling Legal Standard Fueling Religious Objections to Vaccine Mandates

When people apply for a religious exemption from a COVID-19 vaccine, they are stepping into a legal world shaped by Seeger. Even though that case was technically just about the interpreting the draft act, it quickly began to influence religious freedom in many other arenas. For example, when the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) evaluates […]

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Charlie Kirk’s Sick Logic

At the height of the summer, as a number of prominent Republican politicians urged their constituents to take the Covid-19 vaccine, one right-wing media personality refused to fall in line: Charlie Kirk, a pundit in his late twenties who leads the conservative campus-outreach group Turning Point USA. “At Turning Point … we are going to […]

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Vaccine Mandates and the God-Given Right to Spread Covid

It’s unclear exactly how these religious exemptions—and all the complexities that come with them—will unfold in the courts. Laws vary from state to state, and even the federal government is playing catch-up. “An agency may be required to provide a reasonable accommodation to employees who communicate to the agency that they are not vaccinated against […]

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