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No Decision yet on the McDonald AB 2098 case, but methinks the writing is on the wall

No Decision yet on the McDonald AB 2098 case, but methinks the writing is on the wall

Yesterday was the hearing/oral argument in the first challenge to Cali AB2098, the Covid misinformation bill. The case is McDonald v Lawson which is in Federal Court in the Central Disrict of California (Los Angeles). For such a big case, I thought the hearing was not very long and more tellingly, it focused on one issue only, standing, which is the suitability of the plaintiffs to bring the lawsuit. And frankly, I think that says it all. If the judge…

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Pretty Big Update on Mackenzie vs Cali. Medical Board: Board closes its investigation after we file suit, and we just filed an amended complaint

Pretty Big Update on Mackenzie vs Cali. Medical Board: Board closes its investigation after we file suit, and we just filed an amended complaint

Perhaps by coincidence or lucky timing, six days after we filed the lawsuit against the Cali. Medical Board for investigating Doug Mackenzie for “covid misinformation,” the Board send him a letter saying that it was closing its investigation (which investigation was commenced in December 2021). I figured that would happen. So, today I filed an amended complaint adding a physicians’ group (Physicians for Informed Consent) as a plaintiff, to help rebut the anticipated argument that our lawsuit was moot. Here…

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