(CBN News) The debate over President Joe Biden's vaccine mandate continues to be a matter of contention among federal workers, contractors, and the private sector as his administration attempts to crack down on unvaccinated Americans. Some say the mandate violates an individual's personal and religious freedom while others argue that it ignores the natural immunity of … [Read more...] about ‘We Have No King but King Jesus’: 101 Ohio Pastors Push Back Against Vaccine Mandate in Open Letter to Biden
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(CBS News) A man who perpetuated a COVID-19 hoax on Facebook last year has been sentenced to 15 months in prison. Christopher Charles Perez was found guilty on two counts, which criminalize false information and hoaxes related to biological weapons, the Justice Department announced this week. Authorities say that in April 2020, the 40-year-old Perez posted two false, … [Read more...] about Texas Man Sentenced to 15 Months in Prison for Spreading COVID-19 Hoax on Facebook
(The Washington Post) A Colorado-based health system says it is denying organ transplants to patients not vaccinated against the coronavirus in “almost all situations,” citing studies that show these patients are much more likely to die if they get covid-19. UCHealth’s rules for transplants entered the spotlight Tuesday when Colorado state Rep. Tim Geitner (R) said it denied … [Read more...] about Hospital System Says It Will Deny Transplants to the Unvaccinated in ‘Almost All Situations’
(USA Today) Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen testified before a Senate panel Tuesday that the social media giant prioritizes profits over the safety of its users, including its youngest and most vulnerable. Yet Mark Zuckerberg had remained silent on the internal documents Haugen leaked to The Wall Street Journal. On Sunday when Haugen appeared on CBS News’ "60 … [Read more...] about Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Breaks His Silence as Congress Demands Answers After Whistleblower Testimony
by Paul Brandeis Raushenbush (RNS) The response from at least some portion of Facebook's 3.5 billion users to its five-hour outage on Monday (Oct. 4) went something like this: “Good, I’m glad it’s down, may it stay down forever.” The righteous gloating (albeit on another social media app) was founded in some pretty legitimate reasons. Facebook has been the conduit for … [Read more...] about Celebrate Facebook’s Outage? Many Faith Communities Couldn’t Talk at All.