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Religious Exemptions to Vaccine Mandates Could Test “Sincerely Held Beliefs”

posted on September 8, 2021

Phillip McCausland of NBC reports, “Religious exemptions could prove to be the latest legal battlefield of the pandemic, as Americans opposed to the coronavirus vaccines try to find ways around employer and government vaccination mandates.” One concern is that a religious claim may be used to obtain an exemption for what is actually a political or personal reason. McCausland writes, “Experts say that the threshold for religious exemptions could come down to proving whether the person attempting to obtain one has ‘sincerely held beliefs’ against getting vaccinated on religious grounds.”


Read at NBC