Police of Los Angeles, California, USA – Photo: LOS ANGELES TIMES
According to the newspaper Los Angeles Times, six LAPD police officers filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles District Court on September 11.
The lawsuit argues that the mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement violates their constitutional right to privacy, and asks the court to waive them from having to do so.
According to the lawsuit, the applicants are not exempt from vaccination regulations. Some of them have recovered from COVID-19 and have natural immunity.
The plaintiffs also allege that LAPD leaders pressured them to get vaccinated.
Specifically, they said commanders at the LAPD said unvaccinated officers were “not fit for duty,” and warned they would not be promoted and specially appointed for not being vaccinated.
On September 9, US President Joe Biden announced a new federal government regulation, requiring about 100 million people, accounting for more than two-thirds of the US workforce, to comply with the COVID-19 vaccination order. Obligatory.
Follow Los Angeles Times, the above lawsuit partly reflects the reluctance of many LAPD employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
Recent figures show that nearly half of the LAPD’s more than 12,000 employees are still unvaccinated against COVID-19.
Meanwhile, Lewis County General Hospital in New York state, USA, was forced to stop midwifery services after September 24, after six staff at the maternity ward chose to quit instead of getting a COVID vaccine. -19.
According to Fox News On September 13, 464 medical staff of this hospital have been vaccinated against COVID-19, while 165 have not been vaccinated.
In addition to the six staff members of the hospital’s obstetrics department who chose to quit, seven other people in this department have not yet decided whether to give injections or not.
Gerald Cayer – director of the Lewis County health system – said 30 employees here have chosen to quit since the US imposed mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for health care workers from August 23.