(FRC) When Virginia Health Commissioner Norman Oliver promised last week to make a COVID-19 vaccine mandatory, he was probably counting on most people being too afraid of the virus to object. So were the members of a Virginia House committee who killed two bills to add a religious exemption to the mandate.
FRC President and coronavirus survivor Tony Perkins responded on radio yesterday, “I’m more concerned about the fear that has been generated about the virus than the virus itself.” The mainstream media are experts at making people fear for their lives. Their nonstop doomsday predictions cajoled lawmakers to shut down businesses and close churches, while private citizens were scared or shamed into avoiding and distrusting their family, friends, and neighbors.
After six exhausting months, several potential vaccines for COVID-19 have entered final trials — twice as fast as expected this spring — thanks in part to the Trump administration’s Operation Warp Speed. (Read More)