Hundreds Protest New York’s Vaccine Mandate Near Mayor’s Mansion

Hundreds of people gathered on Sunday, August 15, near the New York mayor’s mansion in Manhattan to protest against a vaccine mandate for city employees and indoor venues, two days before its introduction.The citywide mandate means entertainment venues, gyms and indoor dining will be off limits for unvaccinated New Yorkers from August 17.The move was described as the first of its kind for a US city.Video by Brendan Gutenschwager shows the crowd applauding a speaker as they hold American flags and placards, with one reading, “stop shaming, stop bribing, stop threatening”. Credit: Brendan Gutenschwager via Storyful


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