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Sen. Warren, 2 More Congress Members Have COVID

(CNN) Three Democratic members of Congress announced Sunday that they have breakthrough coronavirus infections. Sens. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Cory Booker of New Jersey as well as Rep. Jason Crow of Colorado shared that they had tested positive for Covid-19 via tweets from their official accounts. They all reported having received Covid-19 booster shots and experiencing mild symptoms. Warren was on the Senate floor last week before the chamber went on recess, but CNN could not...

0 For 12,000: Religious Exemptions Are DOA In US Military

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 12,000 military service members refusing the COVID-19 vaccine are seeking religious exemptions, and so far they are having zero success. That total lack of approvals is creating new tensions within the military, even as the vast majority of the armed forces have gotten vaccinated. The services, urgently trying to keep the coronavirus pandemic in check by getting troops vaccinated, are now besieged with exemption requests they are unlikely to approve....

RFK, Jr.: Democrats “Drank The Kool-Aid”

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Robert F. Kennedy Jr. strode onto the stage at a Southern California church, radiating Kennedy confidence and surveying the standing ovation crowd with his piercing blue Bobby Kennedy eyes. Then, he launched into an anti-vaccine rant. Democrats "drank the Kool-Aid," he told people assembled for a far right conference, branded as standing for "health and freedom." "It is criminal medical malpractice to give a child one of these vaccines," Kennedy contended,...

Fauci: Redefining “Fully Vaccinated” Is ‘On The Table’

CNBC – A redefinition of what it means to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 is certainly “on the table,” Dr. Anthony Fauci said Friday. Currently, individuals are considered to be fully vaccinated either two weeks after their second dose of a two-dose series, such as the Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine, or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. But Fauci said on Friday that the regulators were open to reconsidering those definitions. “There’s...

FDA Lifts Restrictions On Abortion Pill

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday permanently removed a major obstacle for women seeking abortion pills, eliminating a long-standing requirement that they pick up the medication in person.

Cruz Lambasts United CEO Over Employee Mandate: CNN

United Airlines (UAL.O) Chief Executive Scott Kirby on Wednesday defended a decision to mandate COVID-19 vaccines for workers amid criticism from some Republican senators.

Biden Isolated By Mandate Overreach

ABC News – The issue didn't shut down the government. The Senate vote -- while bipartisan -- won't change any policy. But debates over COVID mandates that Democrats once hoped would unite their party and divide Republicans have done pretty much the opposite. Two Senate Democrats are now on record wanting to reverse President Joe Biden's requirement that most private-sector workers get vaccinated. "We should incentivize, not penalize, private employers to encourage vaccination," Sen. Joe Manchin,...

Governor Calls Vaccine Refusal ‘Absurd’

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — With Indiana’s COVID-19 hospitalizations doubling in the past month, Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb expressed frustration Tuesday at the “absurd” reasons some cite for refusing vaccinations, although he isn’t offering any new state actions to combat the spread of the virus. Many members of the Republican-dominated Legislature are set for a second year to push measures handcuffing anti-virus efforts — this time a bill forcing businesses to grant broad exemptions from workplace vaccination...

LGTBQ Daycare At Taxpayer Expense

HEADLINE USA – President Joe Biden‘s ‘Build Back Better’ bill includes extensive provisions for LGBTQ education for young, daycare-aged children, Life Site News reported. He has called it a $4.7 trillion “human infrastructure” bill, which includes tens of millions of dollars to be spent on radical LGTBQ grooming via free daycare for pre-Kindergarten children. Millions of children are now in line learn to all about the gay lifestyle on the taxpayer’s dime. The bill also includes...

New Zealand To Ban Cigarettes For Future Generations

Anyone born after 2008 will not be able to buy cigarettes or tobacco products in their lifetime.

Biden, Fauci Seek More Rules, More Regulation, Less Liberty: Rand Paul

The default solution for big government types like Biden and Fauci is always more rules, more regulation and less of your liberty

President Biden Has a “Cold”

MEDPAGE TODAY – Omicron is now in at least 17 states, and the CDC director said that number is likely to rise. Over the weekend, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Washington, Wisconsin, Missouri, Louisiana, and Georgia all reported their first cases. (Forbes) Seventeen people aboard a cruise ship now docked in New Orleans tested positive for COVID, including one with the Omicron variant. (Washington Post) While the Omicron variant is not the common cold, a pre-print found the two...

de Blasio Announces Vaccine Mandate For All

NEW YORK (AP) — All New York City employers will have to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for their workers under new rules announced Monday by Mayor Bill de Blasio. The vaccine mandate for private businesses will take effect Dec. 22 and is aimed at preventing a spike in COVID-19 infections during the holiday season and the colder months, the Democratic mayor said on MSNBC's "Morning Joe." de Blasio said: "We in New York City have decided to...

Biden Mandates Going Nowhere Fast

Associated Press – Millions of health care workers across the U.S. were supposed to have their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by this coming Monday under a mandate issued by President Joe Biden's administration. Thanks to legal challenges, they won't have to worry about it, at least for now. Same goes for a Jan. 4 deadline set by the administration for businesses with at least 100 employees to ensure their workers are vaccinated or...

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