A Federal Court of Appeals has just put a halt to Biden’s vaccine mandate. The victory for Americans seeking temporary relief from the onerous law was announced by Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced on Saturday.
The court’s order pertains to the OSHA regulation that was just issued under the Biden administration. Three court justices issued the following decision.
“Before the court is the petitioners’1 emergency motion to stay enforcement of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s November 5, 2021 Emergency Temporary Standard2 (the “Mandate”) pending expedited judicial review,” the order said. “Because the petitions give cause to believe there are grave statutory and constitutional issues with the Mandate, the Mandate is hereby STAYED pending further action by this court.”
The court then ordered the federal government to respond by November 8th. The OSHA regulation was officially issued on Thursday, after the Biden administration initially announced it in September.
“The Biden administration ordered U.S. companies Thursday to ensure their employees are fully vaccinated or regularly tested for Covid-19 by Jan. 4 — giving them a reprieve over the holidays before the long-awaited and hotly contested mandate takes affect,” CNBC reported.
“The administration on Thursday also pushed back the deadline for federal contractors to comply with a stricter set of vaccine requirements for staff from Dec. 8 to Jan. 4 to match the deadline set for other private companies and health-care providers,” the report added.
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