In response to a letter from a reader, Allan Stevo answers the question “How to say no to a college vaccine mandate.” This is an abridged version of his answer:
I wrote a book called “Face Masks in One Lesson,” but it could just as easily have been called “Vaccines in One Lesson,” or “Toxic Experimental Covid Shots for the Hopelessly Obedient in One Lesson,” because even though the theme is face masks, the solution works for any health mandate, Covid shots included.
The following will work for Covid shots and face masks alike.
1.) Obtain the policy
At the schools you speak of, somewhere there is a written policy on Covid shots. It is not a colorful sign posted at the entrance to the Union, nor is it a big sticker on the automatic doors of the student health center that says “mandatory,” it’s a several pages long unattractive legal document that lays out the policy, the consequences, and the exemptions. Someone knows how to access it. One just needs to find out who that is and to convince that person to share it, which is generally speaking not hard.
2.) Read the policy
Read the entire thing and understand every sentence. If you have trouble with any legalese, use Black’s Dictionary, which is easily accessible online. Somewhere the policy will tell you who doesn’t have to take the shot and if there are consequences.
3.) Identify the exemptions in the policy
Somewhere it tells you who doesn’t have to take the shot. Do I consider this policy to be the arbiter of all that is good in the world? Certainly not. Do I see danger in honoring this policy? Yes. Nonetheless, you have a tool at your disposal. Someone crafted that tool for you to use exactly in this way. Use the policy and follow the methods for obtaining exemptions in the policy.
4.) Invoke a legitimate exemption
If an exemption is important for you to obtain, use a legitimate exemption in the policy and don’t waiver from it. Not wavering looks like this:
Student: “I’m unable to wear a face mask safely and I’m unable to take a vaccine safely.”
Dean of Socialism, Discredited Science, & Other Forms of Control: “Oh, I see we have a troublemaker here. I see you choose to be uncooperative in slowing the spread of this deadly disease that killed my grandmother.”
Student: “No, I cannot wear a face mask safely and I cannot take a vaccine safely. It is no choice of my own and I am complying fully with the policy.”
Dean: “But how can you be complying if you are not using these common sense protections?”
Student: “Please see section 3, paragraph K, subsection 2-1. You will notice there are exemptions.”
Dean: “I’ve never noticed those.”
5.) When asked about the specifics of your exemption, decline to answer
Dean: “Well, what exactly is wrong with you? You look perfectly normal to me?”
Student: “I’d prefer not to share personal details of that nature. That information is private. Just know that I cannot take a vaccine safely and cannot wear a face mask safely, and based on the policy, I will not be wearing a face mask or taking a shot.”
6.) Clarify what the rest of the process will look like
To make sure there is no further trouble, you can ask questions like this.
“How can I be sure that no one on staff will harass me over this topic when I am on campus?”
“Who in leadership can I call directly if I’m ever harassed over this clear cut and settled topic?”
7.) Live your life normally
A free person living his life normally spreads freedom out to the rest of the world.
Action Line: You should always live your life like a free person. To help, build you and your family an “island” of freedom. Once they’re done with college, start your children out right by giving them my Special Report: How to Invest After Graduating College.
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