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Politics Marjorie Taylor Greene blasts COVID-19 vaccine passports: 'Bidens mark of the beast'

03:16  31 march  2021
03:16  31 march  2021 Source:   thehill.com

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  GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene's latest stunt is trying to stall Biden's COVID relief bill The Georgia Republican known for her past support of QAnon was supported by members of the House Freedom Caucus , announced that they would force roll call votes on a spate of upcoming suspension bills, effectively postponing the votes on thirteen relatively uncontroversial pieces of legislation. According to CNN, these measures are typically passed by way of voice votes or unanimous consent. However, forcing a roll call vote on the measures would significantly lengthen the legislative process by up to ten hours due to the COVID-19 health restrictions enforced in the House.

— Marjorie Taylor Greene 🇺🇸 (@mtgreenee) March 29, 2021. “The effort has gained momentum amid President Biden ’s pledge that the nation will start to regain normalcy this summer and with a growing number of companies — from cruise lines to sports teams — saying they will require proof of vaccination before opening their doors again,” The Washington Post The vaccine passport idiocy is taking off b/c for the past year, Justice Roberts has allowed the fed courts to turn away hundreds of Constitutional & legal challenges to COVID government overreach in the name of emergency powers.

Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA), a woman known for her support of the QAnon conspiracy theories amongst other equally deranged ideas, took to Twitter to claim that there are conversations going on about tying “people’s ability to buy and sell” to the vaccine passport . “They might as well call it Biden ’s Mark of the Beast ,” Greene added, referencing a symbol from the Book of Revelations that many Christian fundamentalists think will be instituted by the forces of evil at some point in the future.

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) on Monday called vaccine passports "Biden's mark of the beast" during a Facebook livestream.

Jody Hice wearing a suit and tie standing next to a woman: Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) © Greg Nash Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.)

In the almost 20-minute video posted to the social media platform, Taylor Greene claimed that the Biden administration was seeking to require that all Americans who receive vaccination be documented.

"Is this something like Biden's mark of the beast because that is really disturbing and not good," the Georgia representative said.

New York State last week became the first to launch a "vaccine passport" that can be used to get into certain venues. The pass, named the "Excelsior Pass" will be available in a phone app in the form of a QR code that can be scanned to prove that the owner has been inoculated.

The pass can be used to expand crowd sizes for events such as weddings in the near future.

White House press secretary Jen Psaki stated Tuesday that there would be no requirement for Americans to get vaccinated against the coronavirus or document vaccinations, according to The Sacramento Bee.

Taylor Greene alleged that a coronavirus passport was a form of "corporate communism" that would ruin patients' HIPAA rights.

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"It's still fascism, or communism, whatever you want to call it, but it's coming from private companies," Greene added on the Facebook stream. "So, I have a term for that. I call it 'corporate communism.'"

Taylor Greene's comments are the latest from members of the GOP who have spoken out against the idea of a coronavirus vaccine passport. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday vowed to take executive action this week to pan such medical documents.

"We always said we wanted to provide it for all but mandate it for none," DeSantis said in Tallahassee. "And that was something that, while it was advised to take particularly if you're vulnerable, we were not going to force you to do it."

"It's completely unacceptable for either the government or the private sector to impose upon you the requirement that you show proof of vaccine to just simply participate in normal society," he added.

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