FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
November 17, 2021
 Contact: Press_Paul@paul.senate.gov, 202-224-4343

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, released a report highlighting the economic cost of vaccine mandates in Kentucky. Dr. Paul will release the reports for all 50 states tomorrow. 

“Under President Biden’s unlawful and unconstitutional vaccine mandates, Kentucky risks losing up to 34 percent of its labor force, not to mention it will cost Kentucky businesses at least $50 million,” said Dr. Paul. “In a free country, people have the right to make their own healthcare decisions. President Biden’s command that working Americans and private businesses submit to his mandate upon penalty of loss of livelihood is a flagrant abuse of power that will destroy Kentucky’s economy and work force.”

Highlights:

  • 677,458 Kentucky workers are at risk of losing their jobs if they do not comply with Biden’s authoritarian mandates
  • Complying with the vaccine mandates will cost manufacturers at least $5.9 million
  • 35 percent of retail workers risk losing their job if they resist Biden’s vaccine mandates

You can read the Kentucky report HERE.

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