A six-day California law banning protests within 100 feet of any facility offering any type of vaccination was challenged in federal court on Wednesday by a pro-group group that says That move would prevent Fresno from protesting against the abortion facility.
Alliance Defending Freedom, a public interest law firm, was sued by California Attorney General Rob Bonta, a Democrat, on behalf of Right to Life of Central California.
The issue is SB742, which a Democrat, Gov. Gavin Newsom, who defeated the reminder vote last month, signed into law on October 8. Exit the vaccination site. The law also limits protests within 100 feet of entering or leaving such a site, but is exempt from “legal strikes arising out of labor disputes.”
Violation of the measure carries a fine of up to 1,000, six months in county jail, or both.
In the case of Right to Life of Central California, the ADF said in a statement, the Life Pro Group is connected to the parking lot, and its offices are adjacent to the parent Fresno Abortion Clinic of Parent Hood with a sidewalk. Are The clinic administers a vaccine aimed at preventing infection with the human papilloma virus, or HPV, which is documented as cervical cancer.
California’s new law has been enacted to prevent those who have been vaccinated against Covid 19 from being harassed, its sponsor, State Center Richard Payne, a pediatrician, and the Sacramento Democrat said in a statement. The law proposal also specifically separates COVID-19 vaccination as a measure of focus.
“Healthcare workers who are administering vaccines and saving lives need local authorities to protect them and their patients from extremists who use violence and privacy,” Mr Penn said. A statement that made no reference to any other type of vaccination.
According to Dennis Harley, a senior ADF lawyer, “We are calling on the court to repeal this unconstitutional law that violates the free speech rights of staff and volunteers, as well as vulnerable women and children in Central California.” Allows you to continue your important role of service. ”
“Our sympathetic and capable staff and volunteers shine a bright light in this community by caring for their love and helping these women,” said John Gerady, Executive Director of Pro Life Group. Statement Through this new state law, the government is silencing our voice from the public square. We will continue to advocate for the most vulnerable in California, the unborn, and to care for and support their mothers.
Action, Right to Life of Central California v. Rob Bonta was filed in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California.