Kansas City Nelson-Atkins Art Gallery Confronts COVID Vaxx Lawsuit

Consequences from debates over "the jab" persist . . . Even as demand for the vaccine across the globe has plummeted.

Here's a quick sketch of a local argument . . .

In October 2021, the Nelson-Atkins informed employees that it was implementing a vaccine mandate. THE LITIGANT requested a religious exemption, saying that getting vaccinated conflicted with her sincerely held Christian beliefs.

She claims that the Nelson-Atkins never met with her to discuss her religious beliefs, alternative protective measures other than being fully vaccinated for Covid-19 or reasonable accommodations. She claims museum officials stated that allowing her to continue teaching art classes without being fully vaccinated would create an undue hardship.

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The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art's Covid-19 vaccine mandate for employees led to the firing of a longtime teacher for noncompliance, and she now claims religious discrimination in a federal lawsuit. Former studio classroom teacher Kelly Sledd filed suit Dec. 27 in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri.

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