About 100 people gathered at a Bellingham intersection on Wednesday demanding an end to state-ordered vaccines for public workers.
Gov. Jay Inslee mandated vaccines for school workers across the state. It’s the latest mandate that also includes healthcare workers.
“I’m not here to say you shouldn’t get vaccinated, but we should be able to have personal responsibility here,” said Ashley Butenschoen, a COVID-19 survivor and mother who spread the disease to one of her children.
Despite that, she said she doesn’t believe vaccines should be mandatory for anyone.