AllSides Balanced Search reveals information and ideas from all sides of the political spectrum so you can get the full picture.
Dec 01 2023
Former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley might have a vaccine mandate problem. Haley has been campaigning on how the COVID vaccine mandates were un-American and disrespectful, now that we know its efficacy is probably no better than the seasonal flu shot: it may save you a hospital trip, but you can still contract the virus. It’s endemic now, but we have therapeutics like the seasonal flu. COVIDTownhall
Jan 10 2024
Prosecutors say that Frank Dahlquist sprayed “an orange-colored chemical agent” directly into the face of one officer. MONTANA, USA — A Montana fire chief who lost a previous job over a COVID-19 vaccine mandate has been charged with spraying a chemical irritant on police officers during the riot at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. Prosecutors say that Frank Dahlquist sprayed “an orange-KING 5 News
Oct 14 2021
“The U.S. Labor Department on Tuesday submitted to the White House the initial text of President Joe Biden's plan to require private-sector workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or get tested regularly.” (Reuters)
“Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order Monday to prohibit any entity, including private business, from enforcing a COVID-19 vaccine mandate on workers andThe Flip Side
Aug 06 2021
“New York City will soon require proof of COVID-19 vaccinations for anyone who wants to dine indoors at a restaurant, see a performance or go to the gym, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday, making it the first big city in the U.S. to impose such restrictions.” (AP News)
Many private companies are also requiring employees to be vaccinated. (NBC News)
The right is critical ofThe Flip Side
Jul 28 2021
With the rise of the delta variant and a rapid increase in Covid-19 cases, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is calling on vaccinated people to wear masks indoors again in places where the virus is quickly spreading. At least some school districts will likely require masks this fall. Local governments, from Massachusetts to California, are reviving mask mandates.
Sep 09 2022
Some companies are rolling back mandates for employee COVID vaccination — but few are making official public statements about it.
Why it matters: These moves signal that we’ve shifted into a new chapter of the pandemic — and that employers are desperate to get people back to the office.
Employers are trying to reduce any barriers to entry for new hires, says Erin Grau, co-founderAxios
Aug 03 2021
IT DIDN’T NEED to be this way. This spring, as people lined up for newly available, miraculously effective Covid-19 vaccines, it was easy to imagine a direct and speedy path to a protected society. The curve of administered doses appeared limited only by the supply, and the curve was looking good—perfectly calibrated for things to be normal (at least by some definition of the word) by the endWired
Aug 18 2023
Former ESPN anchor Sage Steele says fighting hypocrisy was at the heart of her lawsuit against ESPN, and she’s proud of sticking up for what she believes in.
“We’re very open about everyone being able to be who they are unless they’re biracial and you choose to say you’re biracial and not Black,” Steele said in her first cable news interview on NewsNation’s “Morning In America.”NewsNation
Mar 15 2023
Parents of children at a Milford, Conn., church school are worried. They should be. The school may shut down. But not for the reason you might think. Milford Christian Church is suing the state over a vaccine mandate that went into effect last year, requiring the church school, Little Eagles, to make their students get all mandated vaccines regardless of their closely held religious beliefs.Newsmax (News)
Sep 15 2023
Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Thursday signed legislation into law that aims to reinstate a ban on covid-19 vaccine mandates for public entities ranging from schools to state agencies. Act 4 and Act 10 of this week's special session bar state and local government officials from mandating or requiring an individual to receive a vaccine or immunization for covid-19. Officials are alsoNorthwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette