Invoice prohibiting vaccine mandate heads to Senate

TULSA, Okla. — A brand new invoice would ban any state companies from requiring the general public to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

The invoice goals to guard Oklahomans from being punished in the event that they decide out of getting the shot. Home Invoice 2335 was heard Monday and heads to the Senate ground after narrowly passing.

Final month, the Home handed it on a 71 to 25 vote pushing the invoice to the Senate committee the place it handed by a single vote; 6 to five.

Consultant Kevin West, one in every of 14 writers of the invoice, mentioned vaccinations ought to be a person selection, not mandated.

“If that’s what your conviction is, I 100% help that. However once more, it’s 100% a private selection and everybody must make that call,” Rep. West mentioned.

Consultant West says he’s selecting to forgo the vaccine. In the meantime, well being consultants throughout the nation say the vaccine is secure and efficient and are urging folks to get a vaccine as quickly as attainable.

This laws now heads to the Senate ground for a vote.

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