Apple’s Vaccine Passport Is Launching as States Disagree on Travel Requirements


The New American: Apple has announced that it will be offering a COVID Travel Pass in mid-April for iOS, and mid-May for Android. As more and more Americans get their COVID-19 vaccine and the director of the CDC continues to stress the necessity for people to “roll up their sleeves,” more companies are jumping to offer their own version of a vaccine passport.

“Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.” Romans 12:2 ESV

As the Biden administration expands mass vaccination sites to provide 95,000 shots per day, the tension among those who are taking the vaccine and those who chose not to, is growing. Public health officials are urging Americans to take an experimental vaccine that has been fast-tracked during the pandemic, but many people remain skeptical.

This is now such a point of contention that numerous state officials in conservative states are currently working to draft and sign legislation that rejects policies that mandate vaccine passports or require vaccines:

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) issued an executive order banning vaccine passports late last month, stating, “It is completely unacceptable for either the government or the private sector to impose upon you the requirement that you show proof of vaccine to just simply be able to participate in society.” Read More

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