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gave and stethoscope Judge Jeffrey Brown relied partly on the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling striking down the OSHA vaccine mandate for large private employers

For those keeping score, the Biden administration is now one for three on vaccine mandates. Following the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down a vaccine-or-test mandate for private employers but uphold it of health care workers, a federal judge in Texas has halted the Biden administration’s vaccine mandate for federal employees.

“This case is not about whether folks should get vaccinated against COVID-19 — the court believes they should,” Judge Jeffrey Brown wrote, according to Federal News Network. “It is not even about the federal government’s power, exercised properly, to mandate vaccination of its employees. It is instead about whether the president can, with the stroke of a pen and without the input of Congress, require millions of federal employees to undergo a medical procedure as a condition of their employment. That, under the current state of the law as just recently expressed by the Supreme Court, is a bridge too far.”

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