LAWSUIT UPDATE – Deposition May 24

from Michael Kane My long-term followers are very well aware of the case KANE vs DE BLASIO as well as our “twin” case KEIL vs NYC. Both are challenging the legitimacy of the religious exemption to vaccination process for educators in the NYC DOE. However there is another critical case doing the exact same thingContinue reading “LAWSUIT UPDATE – Deposition May 24”

Supreme Court To Consider Granting Emergency Relief to NYC Teachers Denied Religious Accommodation From Vaccine Mandate

February 22, 2022 10:14 ET | Source: Children’s Health Defense https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2022/02/22/2389581/0/en/Supreme-Court-To-Consider-Granting-Emergency-Relief-to-NYC-Teachers-Denied-Religious-Accommodation-From-Vaccine-Mandate.html New York, NY, Feb. 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The United States Supreme Court will consider a legal challenge to New York City’s vaccine mandate from educators who were denied religious exemptions to vaccination. Earlier this month, Justice Sonia Sotomayor, who oversees emergency appeals from theContinue reading “Supreme Court To Consider Granting Emergency Relief to NYC Teachers Denied Religious Accommodation From Vaccine Mandate”

Update on KANE vs DE BLASIO and KEIL vs NYC

by Michael Kane 2-25-21 On February 24, 2022, our cases against the NYC DOE regarding the religious exemption to vaccination for educators were argued in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. You can hear the oral argument at the following link: https://onedrive.live.com/?authkey=%21AIoB3hbdPM72uUM&cid=C86A1FC293CF2F3E&id=C86A1FC293CF2F3E%21761&parId=C86A1FC293CF2F3E%21189&o=OneUp This is a complex situation so I will do my best to explain.Continue reading “Update on KANE vs DE BLASIO and KEIL vs NYC”

ALL NYC Workers Sue Over Vaccine Mandate

Just filed today! by Michael Kane 2-11-22 I could not be more honored and proud to be working with my attorney Sujata Gibson who has been up all night for days and days finalizing multiple briefs in multiple courts. I am sure the attorneys at Nelson Madden Black are busting out all nighters as well.Continue reading “ALL NYC Workers Sue Over Vaccine Mandate”

NYC Educators File Emergency Appeal to SCOTUS Over Religious Exemption to Vaccination

Here is the filing with SCOTUS — https://www.supremecourt.gov/search.aspx?filename=/docket/docketfiles/html/public/21a398.html PRESS RELEASE New York, NY, Feb. 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — On February 8, 2022, attorneys representing plaintiffs in Kane v. de Blasio and Keil v. NYC, which allege that the New York City Department of Education (DOE) violated the First Amendment by denying religious exemptions to vaccination, filed an emergencyContinue reading “NYC Educators File Emergency Appeal to SCOTUS Over Religious Exemption to Vaccination”

So you are getting fired from the NYC DOE tomorrow

Here is our perspective 2-10-22 John Deluca and EDUCATORS FOR FREEDOM have done outstanding research into figuring out what to do on this eve of our mass firings because we are educators who have declined covid vaccination. First off, in my opinion, everyone about to get fired should take the UFT’s offer to “request aContinue reading “So you are getting fired from the NYC DOE tomorrow”

BREAKING NEWS – KANE vs DE BLASIO LOSES IN THE 2nd CIRCUIT COURT!!!

By Michael Kane 2-4-22 *click on above photo to watch my rant and call to action* #KANEvsDEBLASIO has LOST in the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals. The Court’s decision is attached as a pdf file at the end of this report. EVERYONE MUST GET TO THE PROTEST SPONSORED BY #BravestForChoice Monday February 7, 2022 atContinue reading “BREAKING NEWS – KANE vs DE BLASIO LOSES IN THE 2nd CIRCUIT COURT!!!”

NYC Mayor Says Feb 11th Deadline to get covid shot

from Michael Kane 2-2-22 Below is a 2 minute video update focusing on the case KANE vs DE BLASIO which is fighting on behalf of educators in NYC who were denied religious exemptions to vaccination. Two weeks ago our case was before the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals in front of a motions panel. TheContinue reading “NYC Mayor Says Feb 11th Deadline to get covid shot”

Update in KANE vs DE BLASIO

from Michael Kane 12-31-21 The Second Circuit Court of Appeals issued an order stating that plaintiffs in KANE vs DE BLASIO and KEIL vs NYC cannot be terminated (or have any additional adverse action taken against them other than that already in place) pending further appearances. We have oral arguments scheduled for January 18th before theContinue reading “Update in KANE vs DE BLASIO”

The Pope recommends vaccination and therefore Mr. Kane should be vaccinated…

Heretics Expelled from New York City Schools by Michael Kane 12-23-21 The title of this piece contains the very words stated to me by the attorneys for New York City when I was denied a religious exemption to vaccination. The City did not question the sincerity of my religious beliefs, but since the Pope recommendsContinue reading “The Pope recommends vaccination and therefore Mr. Kane should be vaccinated…”