Federal Judge Issues Nationwide Injunction Blocking Federal Employee COVID Vaccine Mandate
January 21, 2022 (Falls Church, VA) Today, Federal Judge Jeffrey Brown issued an order that blocks the enforcement of a COVID Vaccine Mandate on federal employees. Judge Brown had issued an opinion in September indicated that President Biden had exceeded his authority related when issuing an Executive Order that required federal employees consent to vaccination against COVID-19 or lose their jobs. This injunction summarizes the question at hand:
“The court notes at the outset that this case is not about whether folks should get vaccinated against COVID-19…It is instead about whether the President can, with the stroke of a pen and without the input of Congress, require millions of federal employees to undergo a medical procedure as a condition of their employment. That, under the current state of the law as just recently expressed by the Supreme Court, is a bridge too far…”
This is an example of the the branches of government providing the intended checks and balances envisioned by the Founding Fathers and embodied in the US Constitution.
Last updated on January 21, 2022 at 3:19 pm