Jonathon Lubin is the attorney representing a group of firefighters suing the Governor of Illinois and others over the Covid vaccine mandate. A member of our Locals community is included in this lawsuit, big thank you to him for alerting me to it!
Ashlee Marie Preston helped lead the Netflix walkout over Dave Chappelle's comedy special. Preston is an activist and the first openly trans woman to run for state office in California. Matt Orfalea is a video editor and social critic who shows what she's said in the past that contradicts her message in the walkout.
Thanks to everyone for your kind words of support on my “I got fired” post. We still have many reasons to smile and I have faith God has much more to come.
Dan Thomas was an anchor at KXII. He was fired because he did not get the Covid vaccine, despite filing a medical exemption due to an allergy to some of the vaccine ingredients.
Many of you don't know that when I left TV news, I took a job shooting videos for the Washington Department of Natural Resources. It gave me the chance to build my independent media work in my personal time, which was not an option as a TV reporter given my contract in corporate news. When I was hired, I was encouraged to keep my social media presence. Recently, my bosses informed me that I was to stop all videos related to Covid safety, vaccines and mandates that “undermine” DNR's policies, as DNR is one of many state agencies with a vaccine mandate, though ours was enacted by Public Lands Commissioner Hilary Franz and separate from Gov. Inslee's order. My independent work was done on personal time with personal equipment and I never discussed my position at DNR. I also informed my bosses that I had a First Amendment right to continue, and that the policy of a state agency committed to science should align with robust discussion that includes a variety of viewpoints. They disagreed. I ...
45-Year-Old FBI Special Agent Dies Less Than 24 Hours After Receiving The Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine
No idea how to reach the late Geoffrey Young's wife, but more need to hear her story.