Just days before millions of American children returned to school for the fall term, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) surprised the country by reversing course and finally recognizing the right of all individuals to make their own health decisions – at least for the Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19). Because of this, say lawyers, those suing for damages over the mandates now have an even stronger case against the government and every institution that engaged in medical tyranny.
The New Civil Liberties Alliance (NCLA) says it fully expects that defendants in natural immunity challenges will try to argue that such lawsuits are now moot because of the CDC’s backtracking. But according to attorney Jenin Younes, those cases are still fully valid, no matter the CDC shenanigan of the day.
“… because we argued that their constitutional rights were already violated, and we are seeking recognition of that going forward, the courts should not dismiss the appeals (or cases still pending in lower courts) on mootness grounds,” Younes wrote in an email.
At least four separate NCLA cases are potentially affected by the CDC’s policy reversals, including one against Michigan State University‘s employee mandate, another against Rhode Island’s healthcare worker mandate, and a number of class-action suits against federal employees and federal contractors.