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Arizona AG asks for temporary restraining order to stop Biden administration's COVID vaccine mandates

The AGO is asking the U.S. District Court in Arizona to grant a temporary restraining order and nationwide preliminary injunction as soon as possible.

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Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Friday that he has asked for a temporary restraining order against the Biden administration for the COVID vaccine mandates.

Brnovich filed an amended complaint expanding his lawsuit to stop the Biden Administration’s "unconstitutional and illegal" COVID-19 vaccine mandates, adding claims against the federal contractor and federal employee requirements, according to a release from the Attorney General’s Office. 

The  AGO is asking the U.S. District Court in Arizona to grant a temporary restraining order and nationwide preliminary injunction as soon as possible.

“Once a vaccine has been administered, it can never be undone,” Attorney General Mark Brnovich said in the release. “The COVID-19 vaccine mandate is one of the greatest infringements upon individual liberty, federalism, and the separation of powers by any administration in our country’s history.”

RELATED: Arizona AG Brnovich sues Biden administration for vaccine mandate on federal employees and large businesses

President Biden’s COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates were announced on Sept. 9, 2021. 

The mandates affect private businesses with more than 100 employees, federal employees, federal contractors and subcontractors, and virtually all healthcare providers. It stipulates they must receive the COVID-19 vaccine or risk losing their jobs. 

Brnovich was the first attorney general to file a lawsuit against this unconstitutional policy in September 2021, the release states.

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