Construction workers have rallied at Victoria’s CFMEU headquarters (Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union) to protest mandatory vaccinations as a condition of employment, leading to violent clashes with riot police.
U.S. military members have the right to pursue a religious exemption for a vaccine through a process that includes input from their commander, chaplain, medical provider and legal advisors — and in most cases, the law has upheld that right.
In the poll conducted by the Daily Caller, 75% of respondents declared they would quit their job if unable to obtain a religious or medical exemption from the COVID-19 injection, while 18% would take the injection.
Two active duty members of the U.S. Armed Forces on Aug. 17 filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Food and Drug Administration and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on behalf of themselves and 220,000 active service members who are being forced to get a COVID vaccine despite having had COVID and acquired natural immunity to SARS-CoV-2.
Vaccine passports should be rejected as nearsighted and dangerous. While everyone from totalitarian opportunists, to angry vaccinated people who are tired of lockdowns, to worn-down ICU staff who are weary of being overworked, may applaud such passports as the responsible thing to do, citizens and officials should reject them outright.