U.S. Supreme Court Rules in Case on Religious Vaccine Exemptions for Deployment of Navy Seals

U.S. Supreme Court Rules in Case on Religious Vaccine Exemptions for Deployment of Navy Seals

On Mar. 25, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court sided with the Biden administration allowing the U.S. Navy to consider the COVID-19 vaccination status of military personnel when making deployment decisions. The 6-3 decision overrides a lower U.S. district court decision that had temporarily prevented the Navy from treating deployment of Navy Seals with religious vaccine […]

Supreme Court Overturns Federal COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate for Companies, Reinstates Mandate for 10 Million Health Care Workers

Supreme Court Overturns Federal COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate for Companies, Reinstates Mandate for 10 Million Health Care Workers

The U.S. Supreme Court decided two matters involving vaccine mandates by the Biden administration. The oral arguments, which were heard back-to-back, addressed whether the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) had the authority to enforce a federal mandate ordering private companies and organizations with 100 or more employees to compel their employees to get a […]

U.S. Supreme Court Rules Against COVID Restrictions on Catholic, Jewish Services in New York

U.S. Supreme Court Rules Against COVID Restrictions  on Catholic, Jewish Services in New York

On the eve of Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 25, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) published a ruling that granted an emergency temporary injunction blocking the enforcement of COVID-19 restrictions on attendance at religious services in churches and synagogues located in specific areas of New York as outlined in an Oct. 6, 2020 […]

Jacobson v. Massachusetts: State Police Powers Affirmed

In its 1905 precedent setting split decision in the case of Jacobson v. Massachusetts, the U.S. Supreme Court, by a 7-2 vote, ruled that state legislatures could use police powers to force a minority of dissenting citizens to use smallpox vaccine for what medical doctors and government officials judge to be the greater good of the majority. Those voting with the majority were…

It’s Time to Reform Outdated U.S. Mandatory Vaccination Laws

A well-worn maxim stemming from early American usage is, “If it’s not broke, don’t fix it.” The same concept applies to the uninformed mandated use of vaccines; if there is no compelling need (as, for example is now the case with the smallpox vaccine) it is reasonable to question whether one should blindly submit to a medical procedure carrying a risk of injury or death…