President Biden’s new vaccine mandate was met with swift backlash when he said American workers would be forced to choose between supporting their families and getting the Covid-19 vaccine. Biden says that companies with more than 100 workers must get the vaccine, putting the brunt of the work on employers. Most Americans are not happy with Biden’s new mandate according to new poll results,
According to reports from Newsmax:
Asked if they believed fellow citizens should be fired “if they object to taking the COVID-19 vaccine,” a whopping 65% said “No,” Trafalgar Group poll results said. A total of 22.2% answered “Yes” and 12.8% said “Don’t know.”
In a party breakdown, 83.5% of Republicans, 63.6% of independents and only 47.9% of Democrats said Americans should not lose their jobs for refusing to get the vaccine
Democrats (38.4%) were much more likely than Republicans (9.7%) or independents (15.5%) to say individuals should be fired for not getting vaccinated.
The poll was conducted Sept. 17-19 among 1,097 likely voters. It has a 95% confidence rate. A majority (63.1%) of respondents were aged 45 or older.