FIVE FREEDOMS: Your Voice Matters: State Legislatures Reject All Proposed COVID Vaccine Mandates
- All proposed COVID-19 vaccine mandates were rejected by state legislatures.
- The only COVID-19 vaccine mandates enacted so far were created by state governors, state or local officials or by private employers.
2021 has been a most extraordinary year, and the filing and passage of state-based vaccine legislation in response to the COVID-19 pandemic has proven to be historic as well.
Even in spite of the sometimes divisive and hostile political climate, active citizen involvement in the legislative process to protect the human right to exercise informed consent to vaccination was the most successful it has ever been.
The nonprofit educational charity National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC) reports that during the 2021 legislative session, NVIC analyzed, tracked and issued positions on an unprecedented 473 vaccine related bills in 49 states through the NVIC Advocacy Portal.
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