AG calls for the legislative repeal of the school vaccination schedule | pelican post
Attorney General Jeff Landry, Louisiana’s leading advocate for personal liberty throughout COVID-19, is today asking the Legislature to pass Concurrent House Resolution Number 3.
House Health and Welfare Committee Chairman Bagley’s resolution repeals the portion of the Louisiana Department of Health rule that adds the COVID-19 vaccine to the current immunization schedule and requires that ” each individual entering or attending a school in the State in- the person must present to that school satisfactory proof that he or she has received the vaccine(s) . . . including any booster dose. . . for [COVID-19].”
“This resolution provides you with the opportunity to not only ensure that students entering or attending school in August 2022 are not mandated or harassed to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, but also to preserve state resources by eliminating the need for litigation,” the attorney wrote. General Landry to House Speaker Schexnayder, Senate President Cortez, President Bagley, and President Mills.
Attorney General Landry noted that although his lawsuit with Rep. Crews challenging the rule was filed immediately after the governor overturned the legislature’s disapproval of said rule, “we know only too well the slow of the judicial process. This places Louisiana parents who wish to exercise their own decisions about the health and well-being of their children in a state of anxiety as the litigation unfolds.
“I will continue to do my part to prevent the unauthorized exercise of legislative authority by the governor and his LDH, but only the legislative branch can provide these parents and children with immediate relief from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. imposed by the LDH,” added Attorney General Landry. “I urge you to support this resolution to protect the rights of children and parents in the coming school year.”
A copy of Attorney General Landry’s letter to the Louisiana Legislature leadership can be found at agjefflandry.com/Article/13017