Rep. Carter: COVID-19 Vaccines Work but Mandates UnconstitutionalEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

Rep. Buddy Carter (R-Ga.) said over the weekend that the COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective but vaccine mandates violate rights laid out in U.S. Constitution. “The mandates are unconstitutional. And we are going to be taking that to the courts if we need to if they don’t stop them,” Carter said on NTD’s “Capitol Report.” President Joe Biden and top administration officials have imposed a slew of mandates in recent months, including a mandate for healthcare workers at any facility that accepts money from Medicare or Medicaid. The mandates have drawn court challenges. Some have been paused but none have been permanently struck down as of yet. Carter and Rep. Diana Harshbarger (R-Tenn.), both pharmacists, last month introduced a bill that would block the federal government from forcing workers to get a COVID-19 vaccine. With Republicans in the minority, though, it is unlikely to pass, as Democrats largely support …Read More

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