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Judge Questions Clarity of New California Law Targeting Doctors Who Share COVID-19 Misinformation

Jenin Younes
Litigation Counsel

January 24, 2023

…Jenin Younes, an attorney representing Høeg and five other doctors in one of the cases, said during the hearing that the law was “about silencing doctors that have a different view from the state.”

Younes works for the New Civil Liberties Alliance, a Washington, DC-based organization that strives to “tame the unlawful power of state and federal agencies,” according to its website. Both the northern and southern California affiliates of the American Civil Liberties Union support the challenges to the law, saying the rule is unnecessary and could make doctors less likely to speak openly with their patients…

Originally Published in Sacremento Bee