Democratic Lawmakers Drop Idea For California Statewide Vaccine Mandate

Democratic lawmakers have dropped a controversial proposal to mandate vaccines in the state, a move that would have been challenging to pass in the final weeks of the legislative session and was already providing fodder for the upcoming recall election.

Assemblywoman Buffy Wicks (D-Oakland) said she will not pursue the proposal this year after drafts of her bill language were leaked last week, saying she needed more time to craft “the strongest bill possible.” However, dropping the proposal before the Legislature adjourns next week effectively leaves the decision to the governor, who could impose a vaccine mandate on his own to help protect the state from a fall and winter surge.

The draft language called for Californians to show proof that they are vaccinated to enter many indoor businesses and required both public and private sector workers to be fully vaccinated or regularly tested. …

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Comments

  1. Obviously Buffy is one of the few democrats that is smart enough not to play with matches in a powder room.

  2. No they haven’t!!!! AB 1102 is another gut and amend BS EVAN LOW – PALO ALTO BS!! I’m so tired of their nonsense. G-d keep all of you, thank you for speaking light into darkness.

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