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SCOTUS Rejects Bid to Block COVID Vaccine Mandate for NY Health Workers

The court denied the request in a one-line order

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) on Monday denied an emergency bid to block enforcement of New York's coronavirus vaccine mandate for health care workers.

The legal challenge was filed by a group of 20 doctors and nurses who argued that the state's vaccine mandate violates the First Amendment to the Constitution because it fails to include a religious exemption.

The request for a temporary injunction had been presented to Justice Sonia Sotomayor, who is assigned to handle cases from New York. The court denied that request in a one-line order that did not provide any reasoning or explanation.

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