(KERO) — Despite growing concerns from health authorities as the country continues to deregulate, questions remain about vaccine passports. Includes what they are and why they are needed.
Vaccine passports basically require proof of the vaccine to go somewhere, such as flying or attending a concert, but this has led to a backlash from Republicans such as Congressman Kevin McCarthy. Can also be seen.
23ABC has caught up with a local lawyer to see if this is legal and if this could be the future.
“Companies have the right to deny service, but they cannot illegally deny business.”
Jay Rosenleave says it is legal for businesses and organizations to seek proof of the COVID-19 vaccine or proof of a COVID negative test, but Rosenleave says the question does not end the discussion. ..
Citizens’ rights to the First Amendment do not protect them from now on, but Rosenleave states that service should not be denied in appropriate legal documents. For example, if someone has a medical condition that prevents them from receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.
“All establishments must provide reasonable accommodation everywhere, and if someone has a medical disability, they cannot deny their admission.”
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