Control over one’s own body is the basis of all freedom. If the government can mandate injections in the name of health and welfare, then it can mandate other procedures as well.
Fresh off of 20 years of grifting and waste in Afghanistan, America’s generals already have a target for a new crusade: the very troops under their command. On August 9, Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin announced he would mandate COVID-19 injections the minute they were approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which came Monday for the Pfizer mRNA injection. This is unconscionable.
Mandatory medical procedures violate the natural right to bodily autonomy. Informed consent, free of coercion, is the only rightful basis for subjecting another human being to biomedical treatments, therapies, or body modifications.
Control over one’s own body is the basis of all freedom. If the government can mandate vaccines in the name of health and welfare, then it can mandate other procedures as well. It can erode the right to autonomy and independence in the most intimate spheres of life.