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More than 10 GOP states sue Biden administration over vaccine mandates

FILE PHOTO: Pfizer/BioNTech's new pediatric COVID-19 vaccine vials are seen in this undated handout photo. Pfizer/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo (Pfizer/Via Reuters)
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Ten states with GOP leaderships filed a joint lawsuit Friday to challenge the Biden administration’s vaccine mandate for federal contractors, and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) filed a separate challenge. The lawsuits are part of a broader opposition by Republican-led states to requirements for immunizations that curb the spread of the coronavirus.

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