The Associated Press reports:
An Oregon school superintendent is telling parents they can get their children out of wearing masks by citing federal disability law. A pastor at a California megachurch is offering religious exemptions for anyone morally conflicted over vaccine requirements.
And Louisiana’s attorney general has posted sample letters on his office’s Facebook page for those seeking to get around the governor’s mask rules. Across the U.S., religious figures, doctors, public officials and other community leaders are trying to help people circumvent COVID-19 precautions.
While proponents of these workarounds say they are looking out for children’s health and parents’ rights, others say such stratagems are dishonest and irresponsible and could undermine efforts to beat back the highly contagious delta variant.
Read the full article. Earlier this week Louisiana AG Jeff Landry punished New Orleans’ NFL team over their vaccine mandate by delaying state funding for the upkeep of their stadium.
From a school superintendent in Oregon to the attorney general in Louisiana, religious figures, doctors, public officials and other community leaders are trying to help people circumvent COVID-19 mask and vaccine requirements. https://t.co/0KRt0z6FYF
— The Associated Press (@AP) August 21, 2021
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