The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every family in America. Some are still dealing with the aftermath of the disease. But the problem of substance abuse exacerbated by the pandemic might be a problem that lasts longer than the coronavirus.
BALTIMORE, Md. (BP) – At least 97 million more people have fallen into extreme poverty globally since the COVID-19 pandemic began two years ago, World Relief said in a study released March 15 on the second anniversary of the declaration of the pandemic.
NASHVILLE (BP) – Not too long ago it was normal for Grand Avenue Baptist Church in Fort Smith, Ark., to take 20-25 mission trips in a year. Perhaps a half-dozen of those would be reached by van, but most required a flight.
CHOCTAW, Miss. (BP) – Ray Duplessie, a Choctaw pastor in Gulfport, recalls a recent issue of a community newspaper serving the 10,000 Choctaw Indians in Neshoba County, Mississippi.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a decision released today (Jan. 13), the Supreme Court has stopped the Biden administration from enforcing a requirement that employees at large businesses be vaccinated against COVID-19 or undergo weekly testing and wear a mask on the job.
WASHINGTON (BP) – The next step in the debate surrounding Pres. Biden’s mandate requiring employees to receive the COVID-19 vaccine took place Friday (Jan. 7). Oral arguments on the constitutionality and a request for delaying the mandate were presented before the U.S. Supreme Court. Biden’s order, set to go into effect Jan. 10, would affect businesses with 100 or more employees.
WASHINGTON (BP) – The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday (Dec. 13) to block enforcement of a vaccine mandate for New York health care workers who contend it violates their religious freedom.
Senate votes to block Biden’s vaccine mandate for businesses; California plans to be first sanctuary for abortion if Supreme Court overturns Roe.
Biden Administration suffers another setback on vaccine mandate for workers; Senate drops potential requirement for women to register for draft.
(AP) -- What's the status of the COVID-19 vaccine mandate in the U.S.? It's on hold indefinitely because of legal challenges, but employers can still require the shots.