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By Phil Lawler, Catholic Culture, Dec 14, 2021

Phil Lawler has been a Catholic journalist for more than 30 years. He has edited several Catholic magazines and written eight books. Founder of Catholic World News, he is the news director and lead analyst at CatholicCulture.org. …

Whatever else you read today, don’t miss the opinion by Justice Neil Gorsuch in the Supreme Court case of Dr. A v. Kathy Hochul.

Unfortunately, Justice Gorsuch was writing in dissent. The Court’s majority ruled against health-care workers in New York, who had said that mandatory vaccination violates their religious freedom, since it requires them to violate their consciences (by taking a vaccine developed with the use of fetal tissues) or lose their jobs.

New York’s Governor Hochul had laughed off the religious-freedom claim, announcing that no “sanctioned religious exemption from any religion” would be allowed. Anticipating complaints from pro-life Catholics, she added that “everybody from the Pope on down is encouraging people to get vaccinated.” …

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