Senator Blackburn Backs National Guard Members Set To Be Fired Over COVID Vaccine Refusal In New Legislation

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tn.) will introduce new legislation to prohibit federal funds from being utilized to implement any requirement that a member of the National Guard receive a vaccination against COVID-19.

 

This legislation comes as up to 40,000 U.S.

Army National Guard members are set to be fired on Thursday, June 30 for refusing the COVID-19 vaccine unless President Biden reverses course.

 

“Our service members are the bedrock of America,” said Senator Blackburn. “Firing 40,000 Guardsmen for refusing the COVID vaccine would be both a complete disgrace and a threat to our national security. I am honored to stand beside our National Guardsmen and women by introducing this legislation to protect them from President Biden’s forever pandemic.”

 

Find the text of the bill here.


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