Protests Ignite at Washington State Capitol over Forced Vaccination Mandate

Protests ignited Friday at the Washington State capitol building over a forced vaccine mandate for local healthcare systems amid similar protests erupting across the nation in the last few days.

“HAPPENING NOW: Thousands of citizens are out rallying at the Washington State Capitol in protest of @GovInslee’s forced vaccination mandate,” tweeted Katie Daviscourt about Gov. Jay Inslee’s (D) forced vaccine mandate, set to take effect August 31.

KTPV Fox 12 reported that the state deadline for employees to be fully vaccinated is August 31, “unless they have a qualifying medical exemption. Right now, it said 80% of their caregivers are vaccinated, but they need to do more.”

At PeaceHealth in Vancouver, Washington, unvaccinated “caregivers” must submit to regular testing, additional masking, and probable reassignment to “non-patient care.” – READ MORE