The ACLU fought a vaccine mandate for school children……………… Daniel Greemfield reminds us
Six years ago, the ACLU challenged a school vaccine mandate bill in California.
COVID-19 was only a gleam in the eye of some Wuhan University of Virology lab workers, if even that, and the vaccines in question were the more ordinary kind most children have.
Even so, the ACLU argued that children have a right to a public education and can’t be barred from school based on whether they’re vaccinated or not. The civil rights groups also questioned the idea that the state has a “compelling interest” in requiring vaccinations.
America has changed since and so has the ACLU.
In a New York Times op-ed, the ACLU’s national legal director and the director of its religious freedom program falsely claim that, “far from compromising civil liberties, vaccine mandates actually further civil liberties”.
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