Cops And Firefighters Sue OR Gov Over Vax Mandate

Portland, Oregon’s CBS News affiliate reports:

A group of Oregon State Police troopers and Klamath County-based firefighters have filed a lawsuit against Gov. Kate Brown over her mandate requiring full COVID-19 vaccination for state workers. The lawsuit comes on the heels of Oregon State Police confirming a social media post made by Trooper Zachary Kowing resulted in his being placed on administrative leave.

The Oregonian/Oregon Live reported Kowing’s social media post, in which the trooper reportedly announced in a patrol video while wearing his uniform he would defy Brown’s order for vaccination. Kowing’s attorney  also filed the lawsuit on behalf of the group of state troopers and firefighters on Friday

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