The Daily Montanan reports:
A bill to ban donors who have received the COVID-19 vaccination from giving blood will “decimate” blood supply in Montana and leave patients at risk of even death, said opponents of House Bill 645. “Montana’s blood supply could be cut by up to 80%, leading to adverse patient outcomes including unnecessary and unconscionable death,” said senior vice president of blood collection nonprofit Vitalant, Cliff Numark.
House Bill 645 would ban individuals who received the COVID-19 vaccine from donating blood, making it a misdemeanor with a $500 fine to donate or accept blood from vaccinated donors. In addition to creating a severe shortage of blood in the state, opponents said there’s no way to test blood for the vaccines. “We hear these two words ‘safe and effective’ a million plus times. Does that make them true?” said bill sponsor Rep. Greg Kmetz, R- Miles City.
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Anti-vaxxer Bill would kill every patient who needs blood In Montana by removing 80% of donors. Insane Republicans practicing medicine without a license again…. https://t.co/iT4904QEDx
— problembear (@problembear) February 28, 2023
Montana State Rep. Greg Kmetz just filed a bill allowing prayer “at school-sponsored events.”
It also says “the school day may begin with a prayer.” https://t.co/J5lwddLuNB
— Hemant Mehta (@hemantmehta) February 27, 2023