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Authorityism Rises as the World Opposes Pandemic
Here are some of what happened while the world was distracted coronavirus: Hungary bans public portrayal of homosexuality. China shut down Hong Kong’s last pro-democracy newspaper. The Brazilian government praised the dictatorship. And Belarus ambushed a passenger plane to arrest a journalist.
COVID-19 absorbs global forces and isolated countries from each other, which can accelerate the flow of greatness and extremism around the world, some researchers and activists believe.
“COVID is a dictator’s dream opportunity,” said Theary Seng, a Cambodian-American human rights lawyer charged with charges including treason in the supposedly democratic southeast Asian country. , where Prime Minister Hun Sen has been in power for more than three decades.
Parents Take DC Over ‘Reckless,’ ‘Unconstitutional’ Law to Vaccinate Children Without Parental Consent
A new law in the District of Columbia, the DC Minor Consent for Vaccination Amendment Act of 2020, allows children ages 11 and older to get any vaccine recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), including COVID shots, without parental permission or knowledge. Now, the parents are fighting.
the fees passed the DC Council by a 10-3 vote in November, and signed into law by Mayor Muriel Bowser in December. It took effect on March 19, 2021. On Monday, the Protecting the Health of Children (CHD) and the Foundation of Parental Rights filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for DC, seeking a court order to rule the law unconstitutional.
North Carolina County launches ‘Dosage Vaccine Campaign at the Doors
Health department workers and community assistance groups are starting a “dose at the doors” COVID-19 vaccination campaign in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, where only 49% of residents received even a jab. The program, which officials said offers a convenient way for residents to get shot without worrying about travel, met with mixed reactions on Twitter.
“They don’t act fast to help people when they know there’s a storm,” one The Twitter user wrote.
The program, which has a health professional on standby to provide a vaccine to eligible residents who want one, follows a community canvassing effort launched in May. Volunteers have been providing information about vaccines in recent weeks, particularly focusing on neighborhoods with low vaccine prices.
TikTok Just Hit a Critical Milestone Only Facebook Has Achieved
TikTok downloaded more than three billion times worldwide.
That’s a milestone that Facebook and the only cohort of apps have reached, showing the social media giant isn’t the only app that people can’t live with.
Agreed to the new Sensor Tower data, TikTok is the fifth non-game app to surpass the three billion install mark. The only other app that has collected more than three billion downloads since January 2014 Facebook and theirs whatsapp, Messenger, and Instagram.
Opinion: How the GOP Crusade Against Vaccines More Dangerous
Until recently, whenever someone wanted to express that it was easily taken against science. conspiracy theories not only the province on the right, an example they might cite is the group on the left reliance on cross-vaccination.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. the most famous anti-vaccine, the photo that many anti-vaccine people have is a liberal parent from Santa Monica fighting in their school district over whether to vaccinate their children.
That’s a distortion – liberals are no more likely to be anti-vaxxer than conservatives- and it certainly hasn’t risen up the political ladder to the point where democratic politicians are fighting against vaccinations.
Tennessee Governor Tells Parents, Not to Focus on Child on Vaccination Arrival After Killing of Chief Health Officer
Republican Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has pushed against claims about his youth vaccination Days after the program fired the state’s top vaccination official for allegedly sharing real information with doctors about vaccination legalities without being emancipated. minor without parental consent.
The Tennessee Democratic Party has called for the reinstatement of Dr. Michelle Fiscus, and for the governor to “also recommend the Tennessee Department of Health to implement the mission to protect, offer and improve the health and well -being of the people of Tennessee,” WMC reports
Despite what Lee’s office described as “misleading reporting,” the state Department of Health “has not stopped the Vaccines for Children Program from providing vaccine information and access to Tennessee parents,” a spokesman for the governor said in a statement to the WMC.
Alabama Military Base First in U.S. Requests Vaccination Proof Amid Rising COVID Costs
An Alabama military base is taking further actions to prevent the continued spread of coronavirus infections, allowing leaders to ask for proof of vaccination of service members who do not wear a mask while on duty. It is the first military base on the continent in the United States that has allowed leaders to check the vaccination status of uniformed people.
The new Fort Rucker instruction comes as a new variety of delta virus continues to push infection rates and now accounts for a lol in cases in the United States. The base includes facilities, including Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri, Fort Sill in Oklahoma and Fort Jackson in South Carolina, where less than half of the surrounding population has been vaccinated.
The order issued on Tuesday by Maj. Gen. David Francis, commander-in-chief at Fort Rucker, said unmasked uniformed personnel “should be willing to show proof of vaccination” when on the ground.
St. asked. Jude the employees who receive the COVID Vaccine
The St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is changing COVID requirements for employees.
Beginning Sept. 9, all staff at St. Jude and Memphis-area ALSAC should be vaccinated against COVID-19.
In a statement on FOX13, St. Jude said: “As stated in our mission and as such the St. Jude’s perceived causes are concerned, we must ensure that the improvement of treatment for children with at -risk disease is at the center of everything that is done.It means providing our patients and their families with the safest environment that can be treated.
What is ‘Freedom Phone’? Candace Owens brings back Apple and Google Alternative
Erik Finman, self -declared “Bitcoin millionaire, ”launched a new smartphone designed to fend off against Big Tech companies by launching free speech and security.
Freedom Phone has its own app store, which will display apps that are blocked or banned Apple and Google, even if details have not yet been provided. It has already been endorsed by conservative commentators Candace Owens.
“I just survived Instagram get it all through the new FREEDOM PHONE that is now in vogue, ”he tweeted Wednesday night.
Spain’s Supreme Court Rules Pandemic Lockdown ‘Unconstitutional’
Last year staying at home lockdown The government’s order in the state of emergency is not unconstitutional, Spain’s constitutional court ruled on Wednesday.
The court ruling is in response to a lawsuit filed by right -wing party Vox.
It was a split decision according to a brief statement released by the court. State broadcaster TVE said six magistrates voted in favor and five against.
According to the Spanish broadcaster, the decision said the restrictions on movement violated the basic rights of citizens and therefore the state of emergency was not sufficient to give them constitutional support.