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The Constitution Requires the U.S. to Offer Vaccine Passports

Discussion in 'General Debates' started by Mestemia, May 4, 2021.

  1. Mestemia

    Mestemia Advocatus Diaboli
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    Here’s why governments may be constitutionally required to provide a vaccine passport program for people under continuing restrictions. Under the U.S. Constitution, the government may not tread on fundamental rights unless the policy is “the least restrictive means” to achieve a “compelling” government interest. Even some rights considered nonfundamental may not be infringed without a rational or non-arbitrary reason. Before vaccines, blanket lockdowns, quarantines, and bans on things like travel, public gatherings, and church attendance were a necessary measure to slow the pandemic. The various legal challenges to these measures mostly failed—rightly, in our view. But now, a small but growing set of the population is fully vaccinated, with high efficacy for preventing transmission and success rates at preventing serious illness close to 99 percent or higher.
    The Constitution Requires the U.S. to Offer Vaccine Passports
     
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  2. sun rise

    sun rise "This is the Hour of God"
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    I don't think that would hold up in court but of course I'm not a legal scholar.
     
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