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Daystar Television, AFA Claim Federal Vaccine Mandate Is ‘Sin Against God’s Holy Word’: Lawsuit

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Daystar Television Network, one of the largest Christian television networks in the world and The American Family Association, a nonprofit Christian organization, said in a lawsuit Tuesday that a federal vaccine mandate forcing large companies to require their employees to get the COVID-19 vaccinated is a ”sin against God’s Holy Word.” The statement from the two Christian organizations comes in the wake of a federal court’s decision last Saturday to temporarily block the Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate which requires businesses with 100 or more employees to get vaccinated or be tested weekly for the virus and wear a mask. Private employers that don’t comply with the mandate would also face fines of up to $14,000. Employees can also be terminated for noncompliance. Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Utah and several businesses had sued the Department of Labor and OSHA over the mandate. “AFA and Daystar have religious objections to forcing their employees to test their conscience about receiving the vaccine. AFA and Daystar believe that if they implement the required vaccine mandate, they will wound the consciences of their employees and potentially cause them to sin,” lawyers for both organizations wrote in a court filing cited by Deseret News. “In addition, AFA and Daystar believe that if they even put their employees to the test, the very act of implementing the vaccine mandate is a sin against God’s Holy Word,” they added… (READ MORE)

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