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New legislation is moving forward in the Tennessee legislature to implement a ban on government-mandated COVID-vaccine passports, but not a ban on passports required by private companies.

On Wednesday, the Tennessee Senate Commerce Committee approved an amendment to a bill governing county health boards to bar any “state or local official, entity, department, or agency” from requiring individuals to present proof of vaccination from the novel Wuhan coronavirus. The committee passed the bill with the attached amendment by 5-1 vote and two senators absent with the governor’s blessing.

At Wednesday’s hearing, a representative from Lee’s Department of Health testified the proposed amendment “is coming directly from the governor’s office” and clarified in questioning that the law would still permit private corporations to implement mandates for COVID vaccination for service or entry, just as they may require masks. . . .

At the hearing, Republican Sen. Janice Bowling read a statement from the governor in support of the amendment she proposed on Lee’s behalf. . .

Lee made clear ahead of the hearing his opposition to vaccine passports used by private businesses, but also didn’t want to ban them from doing so. . . .

The legislation now heads to the full Tennessee Senate chamber for consideration.

Similar vaccine passport bans have been passed in several other states as vaccine availability ramps up with supply and the capacity to distribute. Thirty-eight states including Tennessee, according to a tracker by the New York Times have opened up vaccine eligibility to individuals aged 16 and older.

Texas and Florida, both run by Republican governors became the first to ban government-mandated vaccine passports, though private entities operating in Texas may still implement their own. . . .

Share your prayers about vaccine passports in the comments below!

(Excerpt from The Federalist. Article by . Photo Credit: Canva.)

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April 13, 2021

I don’t understand where the common sense went since COVID began. The experimental shots that are being given do no have a track history and we do not know of the long term consequences of this shot. Businesses should not be able to mandate shot passports either. These drugs need to be FDA approved, not authorized, and go through strenuous testing before going any further.

At 70, I fear more for my life from the shot than from having had COVID!

Carol Jurczewski
April 13, 2021

Dear God,
Nobody has the right to take away our medical choices and be forced to take anything that requires them to be a part of society. Please protect your people from the tyranny of vaccine passports and lead those in government, across the nation of the United States, and all over the world, to rule against it. Thank you dear God.
In the powerful name of Jesus I pray.

Diana Greenwood
April 13, 2021

Father God, raise up more Governors to ban government-mandated vaccine passports for both public and private businesses. Individual freedom is at stake in our nation…a nation founded in Your name, Lord. Hinder any attempt that would restrict our freedoms through required vaccine passports by any entity, in any state or territory of the United States of America. In the mighty name of Jesus, AMEN!


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