Sixty-five percent of voters say Americans should not lose their jobs if they reject vaccine mandates: Poll
A majority of voters do not believe a person should lose their job if that person rejects a vaccine mandate, according to a national poll.
Sixty-five percent of voters said "no" when asked, "Do you believe Americans should lose their jobs if they object to taking the COVID-19 vaccine?" according to a Convention of States Action/Trafalgar Group survey.
Only 22% said Americans should lose their jobs, and 13% said they were unsure, according to the poll's analysis.
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The sentiment that jobs should not be sacrificed for vaccine mandates is one shared across the aisle, the data showed.
About 84% of Republicans agreed with the opinion, as did 64% of independents and 48% of Democrats, according to the analysis.
"Washington, DC is making it clear the mandates are not about immunity but about conformity," said Mark Meckler, president of Convention of States Action, in a statement.
The government is continuously publishing information that contradicts the effectiveness of vaccines and the benefit of natural immunity, he added.
"[More] and more Americans are standing up against the forced vaccination of American workers," Meckler wrote. "The message here is clear: your livelihood should not be put at risk because you don't want the vaccine."
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The poll was conducted between Sept. 17 and Sept. 19 among 1,097 likely general election voters and had a margin of error of 2.96 percentage points.
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