"Our medical assistant came to me, panicked, and handed me a positive test. ... 'Run it again,' I sputtered — to buy some time and gather my wits and hope by some miracle it would produce a different result."
"For the past two years, I have wanted a megaphone to drown out the voices of those who didn’t seem to mind if their policies landed me in a body bag."
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“I fully understood there could be legal consequences,” Dr. Alan Braid wrote. But he said he wanted to make certain the "blatantly unconstitutional law" is tested.
"The health of the public takes priority over the rights of any given individual in this situation," Dr. Linda Marraccini wrote.
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