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This is answered prayer! After a judge previously shut down these religious objections to vaccine and testing mandates, a higher court has reversed the decision. 

From The Epoch Times. A lawsuit against the Mayo Clinic must move forward, a federal court has ruled, reviving the suit after it was thrown out in 2023.

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The five fired workers who sued the Minnesota-based health nonprofit have all plausibly pleaded that their religious beliefs conflict with the clinic’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit ruled on May 24.

The workers in multiple suits, which have since been consolidated, argued that the Mayo Clinic illegally failed to accommodate their religious beliefs, violating Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. …

U.S. District Judge John Tunheim in 2023 tossed the suit …

The Eighth Circuit’s new ruling is that the judge’s findings were erroneous.

Federal employment law makes it illegal for employers to fire or otherwise take action against employees over their religion. The three workers whose religious exemption requests were denied, Shelly Kiel, Kenneth Ringhofer, and Anita Miller, all said that their Christian beliefs prevented them from accepting COVID-19 vaccination, in part because they oppose abortion and aborted fetus cells were used in the production or testing of the COVID-19 vaccines.

“The district court erred in finding that the plaintiffs failed to adequately connect their refusal of the vaccine with their religious beliefs,” U.S. Circuit Judge Duane Benton said. “At this early stage, when the complaints are read as a whole and the nonmoving party receives the benefit of reasonable inferences, Kiel, Miller, and Ringhofer adequately identify religious views they believe to conflict with taking the COVID-19 vaccine.” …

The circuit court reversed Judge Tunheim’s ruling and remanded the case back to him. …

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Darlene Estlow
May 30, 2024

Thank you, Father, for this decision. Bring our courts in line with righteousness and your word that they may justly rule.

May 30, 2024

Heavenly Father we thank you for each and every victory in this regard. Please keep helping those fighting against the idiocy of this Nation. We pray your will over this and every problem we are facing in America as you alone are ABLE. We humble ourselves before you in repentance and ask you to please Heal our Nation. In the Mighty name of JESUS. Amen


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