Prominent Actor Booted from Show After Refusing Vax Mandate, Now He’s Fighting Back

ABC, which is owned by Disney, has been hit with a major lawsuit after firing one of its top actors.

The company is accused of refusing to allow for a religious exemption when implementing its vaccine mandate. If actors refused to be injected with the drug, even for legitimate reasons, they faced losing employment.

Major employers like Disney and Walmart have publicly supported Joe Biden and the Democrat’s agenda to force vaccination on as many Americans as possible.

For nearly 25 years, the long-running daytime TV show “General Hospital” featured Ingo Rademacher who played Jasper “Jax” Jacks.

“I am entitled to a religious exemption against mandatory vaccination for COVID-19 on the basis of my deeply and sincerely held moral belief that my body is endowed by my creator with natural processes to protect me and that its natural integrity cannot ethically be violated by the administration of artificially created copies of genetic material, foreign to nature and experimental,” Rademacher said in an email to Disney, which owns ABC.

Disney and ABC refused to allow for a religious exemption, the suit claims.

Instead, the suit alleges that that actor was subjected to an interview that “was more akin to cross-examination.”

“This should not be a political issue,” the suit said. “There is no need for everybody to get the COVID-19 shot, even if the president demands it.”

“ABC does not have the authority to force a medical treatment to its employees against their will,” the lawsuit said.

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“I think it should be a choice. If you want to go get the vaccine, get the vaccine. If you think it’s going to protect you, that’s great. But you should be able to make that choice,” he said.

“I think we all need to fight this because I don’t agree with vaccine mandates. Obviously, you already know that. I do not agree with corporations ever, ever being able to mandate a vaccine to keep your job, to keep your livelihood,” he said.

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The suit noted that the political nature of the vaccine is such that multiple big-name Democrats, including Vice President Kamala Harris, said they would refuse to take a vaccine that was developed by funding used by the Trump administration.

The suit stated that President Joe Biden at one time opposed vaccine mandates and was later upset that too few Americans were being vaccinated, adding that “many large corporations, wishing to please the president, started forcing the shots on their workers.”

Noting that COVID-19 can spread among vaccinated people, the suit said that “many American politicians and business leaders have decided that injecting everybody with one of the COVID-19 shots is the only way to end the pandemic.”

Steve Burton, another “General Hospital” star, said last month that he was also fired from “General Hospital” for not being vaccinated…

He said a vaccine mandate amounts to “coercion, and that is not freedom of choice at all. So, I’m really frustrated with what’s going on in this world right now.”