Wed. Jan 26th, 2022

The Trump-linked America First Policy Institute filed a lawsuit against the Biden administration over its COVID-19 vaccine-or-test mandate for private businesses with 100 or more employees. The group’s Constitutional Litigation Partnership, which helped former President Donald Trump file his lawsuit against Facebook and Twitter earlier in the year, asked the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals (pdf) to temporarily block the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rule that was handed down last week. So far, dozens of states, businesses, and individuals have filed legal challenges against the mandate. The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals temporarily blocked the rule on Nov. 6, although White House officials have said they’re confident the rule will be upheld. America First Policy Institute, joined by the Alliance for Free Citizens, are representing two North Dakota businesses with 100 or more employees, DTN Staffing and Miller Insulation. They argued that with the rule, the “federal government is violating the rights of …

Author: Jack Phillips

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