Putting the ground on what states do – or not do – to protect freedom of choice. Work alert!
As more Americans get vaccinated against COVID-19, and vaccination recommendations extend to younger and younger Americans, we are starting to see more efforts to request vaccination as a condition for receiving services, as we did. Seen in American universities.
This puts at risk autoimmune patients who are more at risk of serious adverse events after vaccination against COVID. Countries can take a stand for medical freedom and privacy rights.
To prevent De facto With a vaccine that puts millions of patients at risk, we must encourage country leaders to take action to protect our health.
Ten states have, so far, taken steps to restrict or ban the use of vaccine passports or electronic apps that display an individual’s vaccination status or COVID laboratory test results.
Many did so through executive orders signed by the governor: Arizona, Florida, Texas, South Carolina, South Dakota, Montana and Idaho. Three states have passed legislation along the same lines, including Utah, Indiana, and Arkansas.
These policies have important differences. at Florida And the MontanaExecutive orders prohibit companies, as well as state institutions, from requiring clients to provide evidence of vaccination for entry or service from the company. at IdahoAnd the ArizonaAnd the South DakotaAnd the UtahAnd the South CarolinaAnd the ArkansasAnd the Indiana, And the Texas, The ban on vaccine passports is generally limited to entities of the state government or (in the case of Texas) any company that receives money from the state.
Legislation is pending in the following states to prevent discrimination based on vaccination status and / or to prohibit the use of vaccine passports: FL, NC, OK, HI, OR, RI, TX, WI, PA, and VT.
Texas Senator Bob Hall, a sponsor of the Texas Anti-Discrimination Bill, did just that Eloquent words To share about vaccine passports:[My bill] It aims to give Texas peace of mind in the knowledge that their ability to move around, share, and work without having to undergo an experimental medical procedure as a condition of such association is protected by law. ”
Some governors have made positive statements, although they have yet to take measures to block vaccine passports. Georgia Governor Brian Kemp chirp, “I do not and will not support any kind of vaccination passport imposed by the state … The decision to receive the vaccine must be left to everyone.” Nebraska Governor Pete Rickets He said Nebraska will not participate in any vaccine passport program. This concept violates two fundamental principles of the American system: freedom of movement and privacy of healthcare. ”Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee Advertise I oppose vaccine passports. The COVID-19 vaccine should be a personal health choice, not a government requirement.
Some countries are moving in the other direction. Hawaii Allow Fully Hawaiians have been vaccinated to travel between islands without quarantine and other testing rules, with plans to launch a vaccine passport system.
New York already has it Launched Excelsior Pass, a volunteer app that allows people to upload negative COVID-19 test results or proof of vaccination. Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont He said He predicts “some sort of passport or certification … possibly private sector driven,” and that more planning will happen once vaccinations are made available to everyone.
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper said his administration as well Exploration Development of vaccine passports.
We are already seeing how this could happen. In Israel, for example, the government Issues “Green corridors” allow access to social, cultural and sporting events, gyms, restaurants, etc. for individuals who have recovered from the Coronavirus or received the vaccine. Green permits must be renewed every six months.
We all look forward to a return to “normal” life after periods of lockdown and extended isolation. But the passport vaccine Not the answer. We cannot deny the rights and privileges of those, such as autoimmune patients, who choose not to undergo a medical procedure Due to legitimate medical concerns.
- Florida and Montana residents thank lawmakers for banning vaccine passports. Take action!
- If you live in a state that only prohibits vaccine passports in state institutions (AZ, AR, ID, IN, SC, SD, TX, and UT))I thank lawmakers for taking action but urging them to extend the passport ban to businesses in the state. Take action!
- All other countries: Urging lawmakers to take action to ban vaccine passports in your state. Take action!
Read the full article at Alliance for Natural Health.
Its source Health Impact News