U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer joined a group of her Republican colleagues Friday in urging President Joe Biden to reconsider his vaccine mandates.
In their letter to President Biden, the senators said the U.S. Supreme Court has never given the federal government the authority to mandate vaccines. The letter highlighted how this federal overreach threatens the jobs and livelihoods of millions of hard-working Americans and lacks legal precedent, constitutional authority, and reasonable public input.
“While the Supreme Court has upheld the ability of states to mandate vaccines during a pandemic, there is no precedent for the federal government to mandate vaccines for contractors, private employers, or individual Americans,” the letter said. “Vaccines are important in slowing the spread of the coronavirus, however, the decision on whether or not to get vaccinated is a personal choice and should not be unilaterally decided by the President. These unconstitutional actions are not only unprecedented, but they are also a vast federal overreach into individual liberties, personal health decisions, and private enterprise.”
The letter also points out that the direct beneficiaries of that federal aid may lose their jobs over your unlawful federal vaccine mandates at the same time we are trying to get workers off the sidelines and back into the workforce.
Click HERE to read the letter.
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