In the 2,835-member police force, 366 employees are unvaccinated. Of the unvaccinated, 193 want religious exemptions and eight have requested medical exemptions. [...] The Department of Human Resources said 157 exemptions have been tentatively approved, but officials are still reviewing the requests. [...]
In total, the Department of Human Resources has received 296 religious exemption requests and 21 medical exemption requests from city employees. That includes 34 religious exemption requests from the Sheriff's Department, 16 from the Fire Department, six from the Department of Public Health, and one from Mayor London Breed's office. [...]
According to the Department of Human Resources, "those with a sincerely held religious belief that prohibits them from receiving a vaccine" may also request an exemption, although it did not specify which religions qualify.
The city's policy states that employees must fill out a form and "answer all relevant questions regarding the religious belief, practice or observance that prevents them from getting the COVID-19 vaccination." They may also be required to submit additional information such as letters from a religious leader, articles from religious scholars or excerpts from religious or sacred texts.
The department said it would review requests for accommodation on a case-by-case basis.
To Infect and Serve
Nearly 200 members of SFPD have applied for a religious exemption from the city's employee vaccine mandate, the highest number of waiver requests from any city department, by far.
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It seems the new city employee vaccine mandate doesn't allow weekly testing as an alternative, but what's better, a load of unvaccinated police officers roaming around with bogus religious exemptions, or that same cohort being tested weekly?
Weekly testing is bullshit. Talk about closing the barn door after the coronavirus is already out....
It's the part where they spread their filth to the community I'm concerned with.
That's not as bad as their unwillingness to enforce basically any public health measures, but at least now the private sector can, somewhat.
It's better to fire them.
Fuck that. Throw them into a damn fire.
"We're the SFPD. We're tired of being stereotyped as being violent and racist when we're under a Black chief and Black mayor... which is nothing like how the Proud Boys got a Latino figurehead to deflect white supremacist accusations!
The point is, we have only the public's safety and best interests in mind!
Now, stop resisting arrest by our unmasked officers who cough on you to exacerbate this worldwide pandemic that's already shut down SF... how many times now? All Viruses Matter!"
Oy... I posted the above comment and .gif knowing that James Cameron created the T-1000 as a commentary on cops, but I did not expect to come across this shit today.
Not that I'm surprised. Despite what Will Smith says, defunding the police is the right thing to do.
[prepares to call parents and debunk copaganda yet again]
Violent and racist, but deeply religious, don't forget!
Surprised it's only one or two percent. Makes me wonder how many of the rest are faking it somehow.
Anyway. Bye Felicias!
isn't 366 out of 2835 closer to 13%?
Kill thy neighbor.
Assuming that the religious exemption is due to the use of fetal stem cell lines in the research, I'm assuming that these idiots also refuse to use Tylenol, Pepto Bismol, aspirin, Tums, Lipitor, Senokot, Motrin, ibuprofen, Maalox, Ex-Lax, Benadryl, Sudafed, albuterol, Preparation H, MMR vaccine, Claritin, Zoloft, Prilosec OTC, and azithromycin (and more)?