…Last year, Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 2098, a law that could cost doctors their licenses if they treated COVID in a manner at odds with “scientific consensus,” i.e. essentially whatever happened to be coming out the CDC that particular day (remember, it changed a lot.)

The law was immediately challenged in court and in one of the cases, filed on behalf of five California doctors by the DC-based New Civil Liberties Alliance and is being handled in the California courts by attorney Laura Powell. In that case an injunction against the five doctors was ordered by United States District Court Judge William Shubb (the other cases are at varying procedural levels), as the Globe reported

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