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A group of more than 300 Boston College parents, students, alumni, faculty and staff this week signed a petition to the college’s president, Fr. William Leahy, opposing the administration’s recently instituted one-size-fits-all COVID-19 booster mandate.

The petition requests the college create rational “off ramps” to the policy to protect individuals with “hybrid immunity” and those with serologically verifiable evidence of robust COVID-19 antibody immunity.

This is the first community uprising at one of America’s elite universities against unsafe and unnecessary booster mandates.

This new mandate was issued even though more than 97% of that campus is already fully vaccinated by mandate — and despite the fact that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has not changed the definition of “fully vaccinated” to include a booster shot.

The biggest problem with this irrational and unsafe booster mandate is that it does not take into consideration the fact that many already vaccinated students, faculty and staff at BC also had a natural infection.

These individuals carry what Dr. Anthony Fauci himself labeled robust “hybrid immunity.” Many in the public health arena and in the Biden administration have described this type of immunity as being “bulletproof.”

Still, Boston College’s University Health Services, and administration led by sports medicine physician, Dr. Douglas Comaeu, are rigidly mandating these individuals undergo a mandated booster shot.

With the Omicron variant raging through the nation since Thanksgiving, many members of the college community and elsewhere were recently infected, despite being already “fully vaccinated.”

These persons are also being subjected to BC’s draconian booster mandate even though they, too, now have hybrid immunity.

But perhaps most concerning is that BC is electing to continue its dangerous booster vaccine policy despite severe warnings.

Commenting on the Boston College vaccine mandate, Robert F. Kennedy Jr., chairman and chief legal counsel at Children’s Health Defense, said:

“I am impressed by the courage of the several hundred parents, students and alumni of Boston College, who are rising in dissent against the irrational and dangerous one-size-fits-all approach that the college’s administration has adopted in mandating COVID-19 booster shots.

“I’m inspired that these courageous Boston College community members are trying to bring reason to a harsh and perilous administrative edict that cannot be defended by reason, science or medical necessity. What a terrible offense to the cherished American concept of human rights.”

To date, the college officials have not responded to the petition and the rigid booster mandate remains in place at Boston College.