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Georgia joins second vax mandate lawsuit

Gov. Brian Kemp
Gov. Brian Kemp

Georgia is part of a second federal lawsuit challenging vaccine mandates from the Biden administration.

The US Occupational Health and Safety Administration, or OSHA, put a new rule into place today, requiring businesses with more than 100 employees to require vaccinations in their workplaces. This comes in addition another rule mandating coronavirus vaccines for federal contractors, including some University of Georgia employees.

The state is already part of a lawsuit challenging the mandate for federal contractors and today, Governor Brian Kemp announced that Georgia is joining Florida, Alabama, and several private employers in suing over the newest vaccine mandate as well.

In a statement, Kemp accused President Biden of, “vilifying American for their personal choices,” while state Attorney General Chris Carr called the mandate, “an unprecedented abuse of power.”

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