Alabama governor signs bill banning COVID vaccine passports

MONTGOMERY, Ala. –  Alabama Governor Kay Ivey today signed Senate Bill 267 banning COVID-19 vaccine passports.

Ivey released this statement after signing the bill:

“Since the development of the COVID-19 vaccine, both Dr. Harris and I have said that we would not mandate vaccines in the state of Alabama. I am supportive of a voluntary vaccine and by signing this bill into law, I am only further solidifying that conviction. I made the choice to get the COVID-19 vaccine and glad for the peace of mind it brings. I encourage any Alabamian who has not gotten their shot to roll up their sleeves, and if you have questions, consult with your health care provider.”

 

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