Judge Blocks New York From Imposing Vaccine Mandate on Medical Workers
September 15, 2021
No major religious denomination in the U.S. opposes vaccination outright. But an individual’s “sincerely held” religious belief does not have to be part of an organized-religion mandate to be considered a valid reason for exemption from getting the vaccine.
“It can be a personal, sincerely held religious belief which arises from the very nature of freedom of religion articulated in the First Amendment,” Domenique Camacho Moran, a labor attorney at New York-based law firm Farrell Fritz, told CBS MoneyWatch this week.
The Biden administration’s broad prevention measures announced Thursday expand vaccine mandates further, affecting roughly 100 million Americans and shining a new light on exemption claims and how employers can verify their legitimacy.
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