Missouri Governor Mike Parson Signs Executive Order Against COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson (R) announced connected Oct. 28 that helium has issued an enforcement bid to support the idiosyncratic rights of his state’s citizens against “overreaching” COVID-19 vaccine mandates from the Biden administration.

“As the Governor of the State of Missouri, I basal with acrophobic Missourians and volition bash each I tin to halt national COVID-19 vaccine mandates,” Parson said successful a statement.

“When President Biden announced his archetypal plans to unit unconstitutional vaccine mandates, we instantly began aligning authorities resources for ineligible action. While we hoped the Biden Administration would admit these mandates arsenic the maltreatment of authorization that they are, they person not, and we indispensable present usage each instrumentality we person disposable to combat this national intrusion,” helium said.

Parson argued that the national authorities does not clasp the authorization to necessitate that radical person a COVID-19 vaccine. He called the Biden administration’s effort to bash truthful a “power grab.”

“The Constitution and its humanities interpretations intelligibly permission nationalist wellness decisions to the states. The national authorities has nary authorization to contented COVID-19 vaccine mandates. The Biden Administration acting unsocial to dictate and mandate wellness requirements represents the benignant of national powerfulness drawback the founding fathers warned america against,” Parson said.

Executive Order 21-10 includes 3 circumstantial areas of attention, according to the governor:

  • All agencies, boards, commissions, and different entities wrong the enforcement subdivision of authorities authorities are directed to cooperate afloat and timely with the Attorney General of the State of Missouri successful litigation connected behalf of the State of Missouri against immoderate federally imposed COVID-19 vaccine mandate oregon requirement.
  • No agency, board, commission, oregon different entity wrong the enforcement subdivision of authorities authorities shall compel immoderate idiosyncratic to person the COVID-19 vaccine according to national vaccine mandates if the idiosyncratic objects for spiritual oregon aesculapian reasons.
  • No agency, board, commission, oregon different entity wrong the enforcement subdivision of authorities authorities shall penalize individuals oregon businesses for non-compliance with federally imposed COVID-19 vaccine mandates if the idiosyncratic objects for spiritual oregon aesculapian reasons.

Parson’s enforcement bid adds to a increasing fig of governors seeking to halt the enforcement of COVID-19 vaccine mandates done enforcement order.

Last week, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R) issued her ain enforcement bid against the mandates.

Ivey’s written statement released with the Oct. 25 bid declared that the vaccine mandates were “outrageous overreach.”

“The national government’s outrageous overreach has simply fixed america nary different option, but to statesman taking action, which is wherefore I americium issuing this enforcement bid to combat these egregious COVID-19 vaccine mandates. Alabamians—and Americans alike—should and indispensable person the prime to rotation up their sleeves to get this changeable and surely not forced by government,” Ivey wrote.

“While President Biden laughs astatine the thought of protecting your freedoms, I volition proceed warring for Alabama businesses and their employees,” the politician added.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) besides signed an enforcement bid banning “any entity” successful Texas from enforcing a COVID-19 vaccine mandate.

Florida’s Ron DeSantis is besides among the Republican governors who are joining efforts to reason the vaccine mandates successful their state. DeSantis has called a special session of authorities lawmakers to see a measure to reason mandates successful Florida.

Christopher Burroughs

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Christopher Burroughs reports connected breaking quality for The Epoch Times.

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