Another win against Biden’s dictatorial COVID-19 jab mandates!
After Monday’s victory in Missouri, the state of Kentucky kept the train rolling.
Today’s court hearing came from the United States District Court Eastern District of Kentucky Central Division.
Earlier this month, Kentucky AG Daniel Cameron and several other states sued to block Biden’s COVID-19 jab mandate on federal contractors and subcontractors.
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U.S. District Judge Gregory F. Van Tatenhove stated Biden didn’t have the authority to impose mandatory vaccination on these employees and issued a preliminary injunction on the mandate.
The federal judge’s injunction applies to the states of Kentucky, Ohio, and Tennessee.
#BREAKING: Federal judge blocks Pres. Joe Biden's vaccine mandate for federal contractors from going into effect in Kentucky, Ohio and Tennessee, saying the mandate likely exceeds the President's authority. pic.twitter.com/3fCifOBZbL
— Election Wizard (@ElectionWiz) November 30, 2021
BREAKING: A federal judge has blocked Biden's vaccine mandate for federal employees and contractors from going into effect in Kentucky, Ohio and Tennessee. Judge says Biden doesn't have authority to issue such a mandate.
— Cassandra (@CassyWearsHeels) November 30, 2021
Breaking News: Federal Judge Blocks Contractor Vaccine Mandate in Three States. More likely to follow.
That now means that the OSHA, CMS, and contractor mandates have now all been either fully or partially blocked by the courts. Great news for freedom!!
— Rep. Jeff Duncan (@RepJeffDuncan) November 30, 2021
A federal judge in Kentucky has preliminarily blocked the vaccine mandate for federal contractors. Ruling applies to Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee.
Kentucky AG Daniel Cameron sued to block the mandate earlier this month along with several other states
— Ryland Barton (@RylandKY) November 30, 2021
The Lexington Herald Leader noted:
“This is not a case about whether vaccines are effective. They are,” Van Tatenhove wrote. “Nor is this a case about whether the government, at some level, and in some circumstances, can require citizens to obtain vaccines. It can.”
He said that the question before him was a narrow one: whether or not Biden had the authority to impose vaccines on the employees of federal contractors and subcontractors.
“In all likelihood, the answer to that question is no,” Van Tatenhove wrote.
The scope of the injunction applies to Kentucky, Ohio and Tennessee, per the order.
The mandate — which, along with one for employers of over 100 people and certain healthcare workers, has been challenged in several states — is set to take effect on Jan. 4.