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DOJ asks federal appeals court to lift temporary order blocking Covid-19 vaccine mandate

Posted on AllSides November 9th, 2021
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The Department of Justice argued Monday night against a more permanent block of the Biden administration's Covid-19 vaccine mandate in a filing to the 5th US Circuit Court of Appeals, saying that Republican-led states and private businesses challenging the mandate have not shown that their claimed injuries "outweigh the harm of [stopping] a Standard that will save thousands of lives and prevent hundreds of thousands of hospitalizations."

In the filing, the Justice Department said the petitioners' legal objections lack merit and rejected their claim that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's authority...

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