Vermont Gov. Phil Scott slammed by critics, ex-Giant for race-based vax schedule

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott slammed by critics, ex-Giant for race-based vax schedule


Vermont’s governor opened up his state’s COVID-19 vaccination eligibility this week to those who identify as black, indigenous or a person of color, prompting some critics — including a former New York Giants linebacker — to tackle the move as “racist.”

Gov. Phil Scott tweeted Thursday that if “you or anyone in your household identifies as Black, Indigenous, or a person of color (BIPOC), including anyone with Abenaki or other First Nations heritage, all household members who are 16 years or older can sign up to get a vaccine!”

The state won’t open up vaccination appointments for everyone until April 19. It is allowing anyone 16 and older, regardless of race, to get the shot now if they have a high-risk health condition.

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Some labeled the Republican governor’s decision “illegal” and “stupid” — and discriminatory.

Ex- Giant Bryan Kehl weighed in Friday, tweeting from a verified account at the governor: “Racial discrimination is back on the menu.” Kehl, 36,

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