Tag Archives: equal protection

Judge Upholds Illinois Vaccine Mandate

A federal district court judge has upheld a vaccine mandate ordered by Illinois Governor Jay Robert Pritzker, from a challenge brought by six Naperville firefighters. The lawsuit filed in September claimed the vaccine mandate exceeded the governor’s authority, and violated the firefighters’ constitutional rights.

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Latin Music Festival Organizers Claim Police and Fire Demands Ruined Event

The organizers of a now-defunct music festival called "Pueblo Fest" are suing the host city of Tulare, California claiming its fire and police departments sabotaged the event with unreasonable requirements and excessive costs. The suit was filed by Esau and Euler Torres in US District Court naming the city, Police Chief Wes Hensley, and Fire Chief Willard Epps.

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