The Oklahoma News-Press reports:
An Oklahoma Republican Party Facebook post on Friday was condemned for likening COVID-19 vaccine mandates to the persecution and murder of millions of Jews.
The picture was part of a Facebook post made Friday morning urging Republicans to “politely request” that Lt. Gov. Matt Pinnell call a special session to address private employer vaccine mandates.
“These analogies always have a hurtful impact to Holocaust survivors, to families of those murdered in the Holocaust, to loved ones of those who risked their lives to save Jews (and) to loved ones of the liberators,” said Roberta Clark, executive director of the Jewish Federation of Greater Oklahoma City.
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This is not normal, the @officialOKGOP is comparing vaccine mandates to the Holocaust posting a picture saying it’s like the gold star Jews had to wear before the Nazi’s took them to a concentration camp…. pic.twitter.com/HFEUBuXnAk
— Reese Gorman (@reeseg_3) July 30, 2021
INBOX: With Gov. Kevin Stitt out of the country, a group of Oklahoma Republicans has now written to Lt. Gov. Matt Pinnell, asking him to use his power as Acting Governor to ban vaccine mandates for healthcare workers pic.twitter.com/FwgWYlLVQz
— Dillon Richards (@KOCODillon) July 28, 2021