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Florida Legislators Neuter Joe Biden’s Mandate in Sunshine State

The following article, Florida Legislators Neuter Joe Biden’s Mandate in Sunshine State, was first published on Flag And Cross.

If Florida Governor Ron DeSantis had his ways, Americans from all walks of life would come to Florida for the pristine beaches and amusement parks, but stay for the unadulterated freedom.

The Sunshine State has been at the forefront of medical sovereignty of late, with the Governor and others consistently pushing back against what they feel are massive overreaches by the federal government – largely on the subject of the coronavirus pandemic and how best to keep people safe.

The latest move by the Florida legislature is one of their boldest yet, and represents a states’ rights slap in the face to the White House.

A bill to limit vaccine mandates for public and private employers in Florida is headed to Gov. Ron DeSantis’s (R) desk after Republicans in the state Senate approved the measure during a special session on Wednesday.

Senate Bill 1 seeks to ban private-sector employers from requiring their employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they allow at least five specific exemptions to the mandate, including for medical and religious reasons and immunity from a prior COVID-19 infection.

Additionally, the bill would allow employees to opt out of vaccine mandates if they agree to be tested regularly, which the worker would not be financially liable for, and if they agree to use employer-provided personal protective equipment.

And, what’s more:

The bill would also forbid employers in the government and public education sector from mandating COVID-19 vaccines.

DeSantis had suggested just days ago that he was working on a plan to use federal COVID-19 relief funds to pay the fines of Florida businesses who refused to comply with the Biden administration’s sweeping mandate.

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