Mom Can’t Visit Her Kid After Refusing COVID Vaccine, Judge Says

Posted on AllSides August 30th, 2021
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A divorced mother in Chicago will not be able to see her 11-year-old son until she agrees to get the COVID-19 vaccine, a Cook County judge ruled in Illinois earlier this month. 

Judge James Shapiro’s unusual, perhaps first-of-its-kind decision came during an Aug. 10 child support hearing over Zoom involving Rebecca Firlit and her ex-husband, with whom she shares custody, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. 

While Firlit’s ex hadn’t brought up concerns about her vaccine status, Shapiro still asked about it at the top of the hearing and used her answer...

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