My wife refused the COVID-19 vaccination and is about to lose her job

OPINION:
If you dismiss even one tyranny or one small injustice for the sake of personal comfort or blind conformity, you consent to the expansion of powers that ultimately will control you entirely. 
My family has decided to stand up. 
Last week, my wife celebrated her tenth anniversary at one of the largest hospitals outside New York City by doing five c-sections in one day. She’s an excellent OB-GYN who has taught and trained dozens of new doctors throughout her career. In addition to her medical degree, she holds a bachelor’s in microbiology and a master’s in public health.

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Fatherhood Crept Up on Me

By
Ed Condon

Oct. 22, 2021 6:40 pm ET

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I’d always assumed I’d be a father, for better or worse, until the day I assumed I never would. My wife and I married at 25, expecting, like good Catholics, that our own children would simply arrive. But they didn’t.
For the first two years after we were married I didn’t really notice. I felt I had been dealt an extended honeymoon.

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Texas Republicans’ Attacks on Trans Kids and Abortion Are Part of the Same Sinister Strategy

In the coming days, Texas Governor Greg Abbott will sign a bill banning trans kids in his state from playing on a sports team that matches their gender identity. No matter that the state already has a restrictive policy; as it stands, if a trans girl in Texas wishes to play on the girl’s volleyball team or run track and field with her peers, she has to modify her birth certificate, a process that requires no small amount of time and money. The new bill, H.B. 25, removes even that option. Dressed up in language asserting the need to protect young girls, we should recognize what H.B.

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Why Merrick Garland Can’t Win

The fundamental fallacy at the heart of the four-year-long legal resistance to Trumpism was that the American people desperately wanted to be bored again. The electric rock star status achieved by Robert Mueller for his investigation into Donald Trump’s election interference and obstruction of justice was rooted in the ironic delight we took in the special counsel’s obvious stodginess and ploddingness.

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Why Merrick Garland Can’t Win

The fundamental fallacy at the heart of the four-year-long legal resistance to Trumpism was that the American people desperately wanted to be bored again. The electric rock star status achieved by Robert Mueller for his investigation into Donald Trump’s election interference and obstruction of justice was rooted in the ironic delight we took in the special counsel’s obvious stodginess and ploddingness.

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Gas-Powered Lawnmower Ban, Mandatory Gender-Neutral Toy Aisles Among California’s Weirdest New Laws

No California legislative year is complete without the passage of some asinine bills that promote progressive hobbyhorses, and this latest one was no exception. By the deadline last weekend, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed 770 bills (and vetoed 66 bills)—including a few measures that no doubt spurred a few more Texas relocations.
Perhaps the worst one was a ban on the sale of new gas-powered lawn equipment beginning 2024, or whenever regulators determine it to be “feasible.” This epitomized Democratic lawmakers’ approach to global warming.

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Gas-Powered Lawnmower Ban, Mandatory Gender-Neutral Toy Aisles Among California’s Weirdest New Laws

No California legislative year is complete without the passage of some asinine bills that promote progressive hobbyhorses, and this latest one was no exception. By the deadline last weekend, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed 770 bills (and vetoed 66 bills)—including a few measures that no doubt spurred a few more Texas relocations.
Perhaps the worst one was a ban on the sale of new gas-powered lawn equipment beginning 2024, or whenever regulators determine it to be “feasible.” This epitomized Democratic lawmakers’ approach to global warming.

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Why This Vaccinated First Responder Is Fighting De Blasio’s New Mandate

Back when New York City was filled with sirens around the clock, FDNY Emergency Medical Services Captain Anthony Almojera responded to a Brooklyn address and encountered a man in a wheelchair who said he was worried about his mother.
The man explained that his handicap restricted him to the first floor while his mother slept on the second. She had been experiencing mild, COVID-like symptoms and had failed to come down to make his breakfast as she usually did. She had not responded when he repeatedly called to her, and he had finally dialed 911.

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Why This Vaccinated First Responder Is Fighting De Blasio’s New Mandate

Back when New York City was filled with sirens around the clock, FDNY Emergency Medical Services Captain Anthony Almojera responded to a Brooklyn address and encountered a man in a wheelchair who said he was worried about his mother.
The man explained that his handicap restricted him to the first floor while his mother slept on the second. She had been experiencing mild, COVID-like symptoms and had failed to come down to make his breakfast as she usually did. She had not responded when he repeatedly called to her, and he had finally dialed 911.

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Why This Vaccinated First Responder Is Fighting De Blasio’s New Mandate

Back when New York City was filled with sirens around the clock, FDNY Emergency Medical Services Captain Anthony Almojera responded to a Brooklyn address and encountered a man in a wheelchair who said he was worried about his mother.
The man explained that his handicap restricted him to the first floor while his mother slept on the second. She had been experiencing mild, COVID-like symptoms and had failed to come down to make his breakfast as she usually did. She had not responded when he repeatedly called to her, and he had finally dialed 911.

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