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New York is blatantly violating the Constitution and should be investigated by the Department of Justice (DOJ) for prioritizing non-White individuals for certain coronavirus treatments, critics told Fox News.
Gov. Kathy Hochul’s Dec. 27 memo tells health care providers that eligibility for anti-viral treatments should weigh race as a risk factor for severe illness.
“Non-white race or Hispanic/Latino ethnicity should be considered a risk factor, as longstanding systemic health and social inequities have contributed to an increased risk of severe illness and death from COVID-19,” it reads.
Gov. Kathy Hochul addresses the media during the 2021 New York City Veterans Day Parade on Nov. 11, 2021. (John Lamparski/Getty Images)
Author and former U.S. Assistant Attorney Andy McCarthy argued that this provision violates the Constitution and could be criminal.
“I believe New York’s noxious provision viola
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