Right now: @NH_StatePolice are arresting a small number of anti-vaccine mandate protesters at the Executive Council meeting after repeated requests for quiet & a warning they could be charged w/ disorderly conduct. #NHPolitics #WMUR pic.twitter.com/4jyP4RWRj3— Adam Sexton (@AdamSextonWMUR) October 13, 2021
A vaccine mandate was included as part of that contract. However, council members voted ‘no,’ making New Hampshire the first state to reject federal funds to push vaccination.
“I’ve already voted against it once,” stated Joe Kenney, (R) New Hampshire, Executive Councilor. “Again, my concern is the central vaccine registration mandates in the contract and I don’t want to see the Biden administration dictate to New Hampshire what it should do and what it shouldn’t do.”