Religious Freedom Group to Challenge Veterans Administration’s Vaccine Mandate

A public interest law firm that specializes in First Amendment religious freedom litigation is challenging the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs mandate that all employees be vaccinated against the CCP Virus that is also known as the novel coronavirus. “The COVID shots have only been approved for experimental and investigational use. Under the federal Emergency Use Authorization law, these shots cannot be mandated or administered without the free and full consent of the individual,” said Liberty Counsel Founder and Chairman Mat Staver in a statement late Tuesday. “The VA has no authority to mandate the COVID shots. Federal employees are also protected by the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Forcing any person to receive one of these COVID injections is a violation of federal law. It is shocking that a federal agency would brazenly violate federal law,” Staver said. Staver’s comment followed a July 26 announcement by VA Secretary Dennis McDonough ...

Religious Freedom Group to Challenge Veterans
Administration’s Vaccine Mandate
A public interest law firm that specializes in First Amendment religious freedom litigation is challenging the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs mandate that all employees be vaccinated against the CCP Virus that is also known as the novel coronavirus. “The COVID shots have only been approved for experimental and investigational use. Under the federal Emergency Use Authorization law, these shots cannot be mandated or administered without the free and full consent of the individual,” said Liberty Counsel Founder and Chairman Mat Staver in a statement late Tuesday. “The VA has no authority to mandate the COVID shots. Federal employees are also protected by the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Forcing any person to receive one of these COVID injections is a violation of federal law. It is shocking that a federal agency would brazenly violate federal law,” Staver said. Staver’s comment followed a July 26 announcement by VA Secretary Dennis McDonough ...