A deputy sheriff in Denver, Colorado has quit his $90,000 a year position rather than get vaccinated against the coronavirus in accordance with a federal executive order from President Joe Biden.
“It was the vaccine order that put me over the edge,” Craig Greeno told the local CBS affiliate. “I don’t like to be told I don’t have a choice. It’s a personal decision.”
Greeno was also not thrilled about the mandatory overtime he was requied to work, given that he has a wife and five children.
“A lot of people, I know, are like me,” he said. “They didn’t want to be forced to do it.”
Several large employee unions have also said they will fight the order, which applies to employers with more than 100 workers.
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