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Texas Welcomes Unvaccinated Organ-Transplant Patients Refused Care in Colorado

How bizarre has the vaccine controversy become? Colorado hospitals are refusing organ transplants to COVID unvaccinated patients because if they catch the disease, they would have a 30 percent chance of dying due to weakened immune systems caused by the anti-rejection drugs recipients must take. Read More ›
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A Mandate Martyr

The more I observe the establishment’s moral panic over COVID vaccines, the greater my belief that mandates are less about establishing beneficial public health policy and more about enabling an emerging technocracy to assume authoritarian control. Read More ›
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Can Employers Punish Employees If Spouses Aren’t Vaccinated?

The Biden administration has readily used COVID as the pretext to empower private-sector coercion to gain our compliance with government-desired policies. That’s a prescription for corporatocracy that allows control without engaging democratic processes or overcoming the impediment of constitutional checks and balances. Read More ›
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U.N. Secretary-General Wants International Speech Code

This should have received a lot more attention than it did. A couple of weeks ago, U.N. secretary-general António Guterres issued a report that would limit free discourse on issues such as global warming, the pandemic, and other focuses favored by the internationalists. Read More ›
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Vaccines by Eating Greens? Greens Will Never Let It Happen

Scientists are conducting an experiment that, if successful, would permit us to receive some vaccines and other medicines by eating food rather than by jab. Read More ›
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Global Warming as the New COVID

When COVID finally fades, how will the new authoritarianism that the public-health emergency enabled, be retained? By turning global warming/climate change into the next major public-health emergency. Read More ›
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‘Personal Carbon Allowances’ Pushed to Fight Global Warming

If we lack the courage, if we acquiesce—again—to significant liberty constraints in the name of protecting health, the soft totalitarianism we will have facilitated will not be their fault. It will be ours. Read More ›
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Questioning Vaccine Mandates

If a free society is to remain worthy of the name, persuasion—not coercion—must be the watchword. Because if COVID becomes the excuse for government and Big Business to exert such extreme control, even greater intrusions on civil liberties will surely follow. Once power is grabbed, the grabbers rarely let go. Read More ›
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The Case Against Naming Ezekiel Emanuel to Lead the FDA

If you think Dr. Anthony Fauci is a controversial figure in the fight against COVID-19, you may not have seen anything yet. Politico—the Democrats’ favorite publication for leaking their future plans—just reported that President Joe Biden is seriously considering nominating bioethicist Ezekiel Emanuel to lead the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Read More ›
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No, a Vaccine Mandate Is Not Like Requiring Seat Belts

Mainstream bioethics thinking is growing increasingly authoritarian. Princeton’s notorious utilitarian philosopher Peter Singer now joins Ezekiel “Mandate” Emanuel in an internationally syndicated column urging that everyone be legally required to take the COVID jab. Read More ›