December 5, 2022

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

Restaurant Sues Washington, DC Health Department After Being Closed for Violating COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

The owner of a restaurant shut down by Washington, D.C., officials for violating the city’s strict COVID-19 vaccine mandate sued the city on Oct. 13.
Eric Flannery owns The Big Board. Washington authorities in February ordered the restaurant to close, citing violations of food code regulations and Mayor Muriel Bowser’s requirements that venues only let in customers who presented proof of COVID-19 vaccination.
The D.C. Department of Health’s actions, including making the restaurant pay a re-opening fee, were unlawful because the District of Columbia’s Home Rule Act generally requires legislation enacted by the city be reviewed by Congress, according to Flannery’s lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia….
Source: The Epoch Times