Similar to earlier reports about FOX News, “conservative” news network Newsmax issued a COVID-19 jab mandate for their employees.
According to a staff-wide email, the network cited the unconstitutional rules set by Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA).
The mandate’s enforcement would begin January 4, 2022.
Talk about a group of sellouts and pushovers.
Biden’s COVID-19 mandate is unconstitutional and businesses have an obligation to NOT comply.
I guess Newsmax is okay bending the knee to medical tyrants.
Here’s the latest:
Cancel Newsmax! They are enforcing the VACCINE MANDATE!
— Derek Utley (@realDerekUtley) November 6, 2021
REPORT: Newsmax to enforce Biden vaccine mandate. Get vaccinated, get a weekly test or be fired.
— New Granada (@NewGranada1979) November 6, 2021
Newsmax Forces Their On-Air Talent To Get Vaccinated Or Get Fired.
Will MAGA be able to spot the pattern of hypocrisy here? https://t.co/juDHrzv1C6
— Confunctionist (@confunctionist) November 6, 2021
Yes, it’s extremely hypocritical on the part of Newsmax.
The company decree requires all employees be fully vaccinated by Jan. 4, 2022, or else they will be forced to undergo a weekly Covid test.
“To ensure that we are in compliance, we require that all vaccinated employees submit a copy of their vaccination card,” the email informed staff.
The move is unlikely to be well-received by the network’s conservative hosts. A number of Newsmax personalities have denounced vaccine mandates on a regular basis over the past several weeks.
On Thursday night, Newsmax host Steve Cortes notably railed against mandates — calling them an example of “dictatorial rule” under President Joe Biden.
“There is zero, and I mean zero, moral or ethical obligation for anyone to be compelled to get vaccinated,” Cortes said. He added that mandates are “insane workplace discrimination.”
According to the company email, the mandate that Cortes bills as “insane workplace discrimination” is coming to his workplace in the next few weeks.
Instead of obediently complying to Biden’s dictatorial mandate, Newsmax should have taken the fight to his administration.
The Daily Wire took the appropriate approach to Biden’s mandate:
Daily Wire Will Sue The Biden Administration Over Biden's Employer Vaccine Mandate https://t.co/PiST4nfcTL
— Biker Mike (@Michael67113532) November 4, 2021
Daily Wire Will Sue The Biden Administration Over Biden's Employer Vaccine Mandate https://t.co/4PgGmsCE7M | Article Written By: Sarah Abrams
— Tatum Report (@tatumreport) November 4, 2021
From the Tatum Report:
The Daily Wire, a prominent Conservative media company, filed a lawsuit against the federal government’s vaccine mandate. The suit, filed on Thursday, will go to the U.S Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit. The law firm representing The Daily Wire is The Dhillon Law Group, Inc. and Alliance Defending Freedom.
Biden’s mandate requires all private companies with 100 or more employees to receive the Covid-19 vaccine, take weekly Covid-19 tests, or be fired. Daily Wire’s attorneys will also file an emergency motion to stay the mandate.
Daily Wire’s co-founder and co- CEO, Jeremy Boreing, announced, “President Biden, the federal government, social media, and the establishment media have conspired to rob Americans of their freedoms in the name of public health. They have broken faith with the American people through conflicting messaging, false information, and by suppressing data and perspectives with which they disagree.” Daily Wire has also promised to disregard this mandate and fight the government’s “gross overreach.”
Do better Newsmax!
Stop bending the knee to medical tyranny.