In-N-Out Burger slams San Francisco over vaccine mandate

Burger chain In-N-Out slammed San Francisco’s vaccine mandate after one among its shops was briefly closed by metropolis well being officers — ripping the “offensive” order as “clear governmental overreach.”

The company stated the San Francisco Department of Public Health closed one among its shops final week as a result of it discovered that workers “were not preventing the entry of customers who were not carrying proper vaccination documentation.”

The “store properly and clearly posted signage to communicate local vaccination requirements,” In-N-Out’s chief authorized and business officer Arnie Wensinger stated in a press release.

“After closing our restaurant, local regulators informed us that our restaurant Associates must actively intervene by demanding proof of vaccination and photo identification from every customer, then act as enforcement personnel by barring entry for any customers without the proper documentation,” Wensinger added.

In-N-Out Burger stated the San Francisco Department of Public Health closing its restaurant was a “clear governmental overreach.”
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“In-N-Out Burger strongly believes within the highest type of customer support and to us meaning serving all prospects who go to us and making all prospects really feel welcome. 

“We refuse to grow to be the vaccination police for any authorities. It is unreasonable, invasive, and unsafe to pressure our restaurant associates to segregate prospects into those that could also be served and those that might not, whether or not primarily based on the documentation they carry, or some other purpose.

“We fiercely disagree with any government dictate that forces a private company to discriminate against customers who choose to patronize their business. This is clear governmental overreach and is intrusive, improper, and offensive,” he stated.

“We refuse to become the vaccination police for any government,” In-N-Out’s chief authorized and business officer Arnie Wensinger stated in a press release.
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The In-N-Out Burger in San Francisco was briefly closed by metropolis well being officers who discovered that workers “were not preventing the entry of customers who were not carrying proper vaccination documentation.”
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The retailer has since reopened, however with out indoor eating, an In-N-Out spokeswoman confirmed to The Post.

Vaccine mandates differ throughout the nation, and most In-N-Out areas are in Texas, Southern California and Utah, the place there aren’t statewide vaccination mandates for indoor eating. But it’s areas in some cities, like Los Angeles, may run afoul of native mandates after they take impact.

The Irvine, California-based company is understood for its conservative Christian homeowners, and the chain prints Bible verses on a lot of its cups and wrappers.

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