American justice suspends the obligation of vaccine against the Covid-19 wanted by Joe Biden in companies

The US president’s measure requires tens of millions of employees to be vaccinated against Covid-19 by January 4, under penalty of having to undergo very regular tests.

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Justice says stop. The Federal Court of Appeal of the State of Texas (United States) suspended Saturday, November 6 the vaccination obligation introduced by Joe Biden for employees of companies with more than 100 people. The US president’s measure requires tens of millions of employees to be vaccinated against Covid-19 by January 4, under penalty of having to undergo very regular tests.

Announced in mid-September, it was adopted this week by the executive, and was immediately challenged urgently in court, in particular by the state of Texas, controlled by Republicans opposed to any vaccine obligation to fight the pandemic. This is therefore a major setback for Joe Biden.

In its decision, the Court of Appeal held that the plaintiffs had “gave arguments suggesting that there are serious constitutional and procedural problems” with the government text. The latter is therefore “suspended” pending review by the court on the merits. “We will be able to challenge Biden’s unconstitutional abuse of power in court”, reacted on Twitter the conservative governor of Texas Greg Abbott.