Kyrie Irving On COVID-19 Vax Mandates: ‘Biggest Violations Of Human Rights’

“Kyrie Irving (https://www.tmz.com/people/kyrie-irving/) is speaking out against mandatory COVID-19 vaccine enforcement … calling it ‘one of the biggest violations of human rights in history.’ The Nets superstar — one of the most well-known celebs who personally opposed getting the jab — took to Twitter to air out his grievances, and he didn’t mince his words. Of course, Kyrie only played in 29 games last season … primarily because NYC implemented a rule which prevented Irving from working in the city without the jab. Irving stuck to his principles and refused the shot (https://www.tmz.com/2021/10/14/kyrie-irving-anti-covid-vaccine-choice-brooklyn-nets-nba/) … and the City eventually did away with the controversial measure. Despite public perception, Irving has repeatedly reiterated that he’s not anti-vaccine (https://www.tmz.com/2021/10/12/kyrie-irving-brooklyn-nets-covid-vaccine-nba-full-participant/) … but feels people should be allowed to make their own decisions without coercion…”

https://www.tmz.com/2022/09/20/kyrie-irving-covid-vaccine-mandate-pandemic-human-rights-violations-nba/?adid=social-twa

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Mark Skidmore is Professor of Economics at Michigan State University where he holds the Morris Chair in State and Local Government Finance and Policy. His research focuses on topics in public finance, regional economics, and the economics of natural disasters. Mark created the Lighthouse Economics website and blog to share economic research and information relevant for navigating tumultuous times.

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