Republican Rep. Introduces Bill to Reinstate Troops Discharged Over Covid Vaccine

U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Leona C. Hendrickson

New Jersey Rep. Chris Smith has introduced legislation that would open a path for servicemembers discharged for refusing a Covid-19 vaccine to be reinstated.

The Washington Examiner reports:

“My legislation will ensure that our brave men and women in uniform who were unjustly punished because of their personal medical or moral decisions receive the benefits they deserve and have the opportunity to continue serving our great Nation,” Smith said.

H.R. 7570, introduced Monday, would require military leaders to reinstate service members desiring to continue their service at the same rank and grade.

“These forced discharges are no way to treat American heroes who sacrifice so much and put their lives on the line to preserve and defend our safety,” Smith said.

“No one should lose their jobs or pensions because they do not want the COVID vaccine — especially our courageous service members who step up to defend the very freedoms we enjoy,” Smith said.

The legislation was introduced as Dr. Anthony Fauci said during an interview on Tuesday that the U.S. was “certainly” out of the pandemic stage.

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  1. Good to see this. It was a disgrace to discharge them because of a vaccine and not their ability to or not to do the job !


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