LOS ANGELES – Law enforcement is leaving Los Angeles departments like the LAPD and the LA County Sheriff’s Office due to COVID vaccination warrants.
Some are retiring, others are asking for transfers. Yet others, like Michael McMahon, are in the middle of a hearing, losing their jobs.
On the FOX 11 show, we mistakenly identified the law enforcement group he co-founded, @rolecall4freedom, as an anti-vaccine group instead of an anti-warrant and pro-choice group. This is an essential distinction. They explain that what they are fighting for is nothing less than their constitutional rights and their health.
Many officers explain that they are losing jobs and pensions. Those who are transferred to other departments will lose their seniority. Most lost their relationships with friends and even family and faced scathing criticism.
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Is it worth it? McMahon says yes. He speaks on behalf of many others who want the chance to share their perspective.
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