covid vaccine mandate

Congress on track to scrap Pentagon’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate in defense bill

BY: - December 8, 2022

WASHINGTON — Members of the U.S. military would no longer be required to get the COVID-19 vaccine under a proposal Congress could pass as soon as this week. The provision eliminating the vaccine mandate is tucked into the massive National Defense Authorization Act, the annual defense policy bill that Congress has passed each year for more than […]

Bill to prohibit COVID-19 vaccine mandates at Ohio’s colleges and universities introduced

BY: - December 7, 2022

A bill that would specifically ban mandates for COVID-19 vaccines at colleges and universities in Ohio was introduced Tuesday in a House committee. House Bill 747’s messaging, authored by Republican state Rep. Scott Lipps, promotes bodily autonomy when it comes to refusing vaccinations, even in medical school programs. “By requiring vaccines and discriminating against individuals […]

U.S. Senate rejects Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for private employers

BY: - December 10, 2021

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate passed a resolution Wednesday night to block President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate on private employers, with every Republican and two Democrats casting votes aimed at preventing that pending requirement. Democratic Sens. Jon Tester of Montana and Joe Manchin III of West Virginia joined with the GOP in backing the resolution, […]