#5SmartReads - July 26, 2021
On the long lasting impact of the war on drugs, Hannah Waddingham, and the constitutional precedent for vaccine mandates
University of Indiana’s Vaccine Mandate Upheld by Federal Court (National Review)
In 1905, the Supreme Court upheld a smallpox vaccine mandate in Jacobson v. Massachusetts.
And in 2021, Judge Leichty in the Northern District of Indiana used this case as the basis to uphold University of Indiana’s mandate for students to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
I know it feels like everything is hyper-partisan and there is the us-vs-them mentality (and frankly, the media and social media fans the flames even more).
But if you’re feeling hopeless about the rise of the Delta variant and COVID, please let this article give you hope that there are good Americans making good decisions based in science and for the benefit of humanity at scale.