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Thursday, July 11, 2024 | Back issues
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Vaccines and free exercise

SAN FRANCISCO — The Ninth Circuit found that a Washington federal court should not have entered judgment in favor of Spokane and the state, who were sued by Spokane firefighters who said that Governor Jay Inslee’s Covid-19 proclamation, requiring workers for state agencies to be fully vaccinated, violated the First Amendment’s free exercise clause. Their claims are not moot just because the proclamation has been rescinded.

Read the ruling here.

Categories / Appeals, Briefs, First Amendment, Health

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