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U.S. Contractor Vaccine Order Draws Additional States’ Suit (1)

Oct. 29, 2021, 9:43 PMUpdated: Oct. 29, 2021, 9:58 PM

Georgia Republican officials will hit the Biden administration with a lawsuit to block its Covid-19 vaccine mandate for federal contractors, adding to the number of challenges to the president’s order.

Gov. Brian Kemp and Attorney General Chris Carr said Friday that they would file the lawsuit later in the day, arguing that the administration exceeded its authority and violated the U.S. Constitution by imposing the inoculation requirement. Alabama, Idaho, Kansas, South Carolina, Utah, and West Virginia joined the lawsuit, they said in a press statement.

The Georgia lawsuit follows other Republican-led litigation against President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate for ...

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