SHUTTERED: California Officials Close Second In-N-Out for Violating COVID Rules

A second In-N-Out fast food restaurant in California was closed this week for violating the state’s COVID vaccine mandates, calling the orders “offensive” and facing fines for refusing to check patrons’ vaccination status.

“Officials in Northern California on Tuesday closed a second Bay Area In-N-Out Burger restaurant, after employees repeatedly failed to check customers eating indoors for proof of COVID-19 vaccination,” reports MSN.

“We refuse to become the vaccination police for any government,” Arnie Wensinger, the chain’s chief legal and business officer, said in a statement to the San Francisco Chronicle. “It is unreasonable, invasive, and unsafe to force our restaurant associates to segregate customers into those who may be served and those who may not, whether based on the documentation they carry, or any other reason, “ Wensinger said.

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