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Judge: New York Must Accept Religious Exemptions To Vaccine Mandate

A federal judge ruled health care workers in New York can seek religious exemption from being required to get vaccinated.

Judge: New York Must Accept Religious Exemptions To Vaccine Mandate
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Health care workers in New York will still be able to seek religious exemptions from the state's vaccine mandate while a lawsuit challenging the requirement continues making its way through court.

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That's the ruling from a federal judge Tuesday. In response, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul said she's responsible to protect the people of the state, and requiring health care workers to get vaccinated accomplishes that.