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It’s Time to Reform Outdated U.S. Mandatory Vaccination Laws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