Federal judge blocks Biden vaccine mandate for health care workers nationwide

BY Herschel Smith
8 months, 2 weeks ago

News.

A federal judge in Louisiana issued a nationwide preliminary injunction Tuesday against President Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for health care workers.

Judge Terry A. Doughty in the U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana ruled in favor of a request from Republican Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry to block an emergency regulation issued Nov. 4 by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that required the COVID shot for nearly every full-time employee, part-time employee, volunteer, and contractor working at a wide range of healthcare facilities receiving Medicaid or Medicaid funding.

Louisiana was joined in the lawsuit by attorneys general in 13 other states.

Doughty argued in his ruling that the Biden administration does not have the constitutional authority to go around Congress by issuing such a mandate.

“If the executive branch is allowed to usurp the power of the legislative branch to make laws, two of the three powers conferred by our Constitution would be in the same hands,” he wrote. “If human nature and history teach anything, it is that civil liberties face grave risks when governments proclaim indefinite states of emergency.

“During a pandemic such as this one, it is even more important to safeguard the separation of powers set forth in our Constitution to avoid erosion of our liberties,” he added.

[ … ]

Doughty’s ruling echoes one from U.S. District Judge Matthew Schelp, who issued a 32-page order on Monday blocking the Biden administration from enforcing their vaccine mandate on health care workers in 10 states.

Ah, I see that the lower courts are doing the heavy lifting for the Supreme Tyrants, work they’re too cowardly to do themselves.

I had been cataloging the number of times this had been rejected with no explanation from the Supreme Tyrants, but have lost count now.  This is their latest cowardly act when they denied yet another appeal.

Perhaps when they’re no longer afraid and have stuck their fingers up in the air for long enough, they’ll do the right thing and bash this mandate.

Or perhaps not.  Perhaps they’ll show yet again what tyrants and cowards they really are.


Comments

  1. On December 1, 2021 at 12:33 am, Jimmy the Saint said:

    Oh look, another court ruling I can just ignore. How many divisions has this judge, again?
    – General Secretary Zhao Bai Den.

  2. On December 1, 2021 at 8:41 am, Geoff said:

    Federal and State Laws allows for drug testing for employment or termination. There is no law on vaccinations.
    Forcing a person to be vaccinated with an experimental vaccine violates the Nuremberg Codes. These were the result of the Nuremberg Trials after WWI in which Josef Mengele was responsible for inhumane medical testing on prisoners.

    1. The voluntary consent of the human subject is absolutely essential.

    This means that the person involved should have legal capacity to give consent; should be so situated as to be able to exercise free power of choice, without the intervention of any element of force, fraud, deceit, duress, over-reaching, or other ulterior form of constraint or coercion; and should have sufficient knowledge and comprehension of the elements of the subject matter involved as to enable him to make an understanding and enlightened decision. This latter element requires that before the acceptance of an affirmative decision by the experimental subject there should be made known to him the nature, duration, and purpose of the experiment; the method and means by which it is to be conducted; all inconveniences and hazards reasonably to be expected; and the effects upon his health or person which may possibly come from his participation in the experiment.

    The duty and responsibility for ascertaining the quality of the consent rests upon each individual who initiates, directs or engages in the experiment. It is a personal duty and responsibility which may not be delegated to another with impunity.

  3. On December 1, 2021 at 8:58 am, ragman said:

    This is, and always has been about power and money. The fake vaccines don’t work, masks don’t work, lock downs don’t work, &TC. Many, if not most Americans have called BS on the whole sordid affair and our elites are panicking. The can see their power over us slipping through their fingers and their only response is to double down. Now the devil that runs moderna says we must get a double dose of booster for the little O variant. I don’t think so!

  4. On December 1, 2021 at 9:06 am, Fred said:

    Of course, the SCOTUS doesn’t want to have a hunting lodge accident with a pillow over their face so they’ll do as they’re told.

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