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Protest against vaccine mandate clogs Brooklyn Bridge as Friday deadline looms

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New York Daily News

NEW YORK — Hundreds of flag-toting protesters — including active-duty members of the NYPD and FDNY — brought morning traffic to a standstill as they marched across the Brooklyn Bridge on Monday to protest Mayor Bill de Blasio’s forthcoming coronavirus vaccine mandate for all city workers. The mandate, which takes effect this Friday at 5 p.m. and covers 160,000 municipal employees, including cops and firefighters, constitutes “medical tyranny,” the protesters claimed as they crammed both Manhattan-bound lanes on the bridge while touting American flags and signs emblazoned with anti-vaccine slog…

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