A conservative radio host in Colorado who opposed coronavirus vaccines, face masks and different pandemic precautions has died from COVID-19.
Bob Enyart’s dying was confirmed by his “Real Science Radio” co-host Fred Williams on social media earlier this week.
“It comes with an extremely heavy heart that my close friend and co-host of Real Science Radio has lost his battle with Covid,” Williams shared on Facebook. “Bob Enyart was one of the smartest, and without question, the wisest person I’ve known.”
The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office confirmed to USA TODAY that they have been notified of Enyart’s dying however declined to offer extra info.
Enyart, who was additionally a pastor at Denver Bible Church, was an opponent of COVID-19 vaccines and different precautions amid the continued coronavirus pandemic.
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His congregation and Community Baptist Church in Brighton, Colorado, efficiently sued the state final 12 months over pandemic restrictions. A decide dominated that spiritual teams within the state didn’t need to implement some capability limits or require worshippers to put on masks.
Enyart additionally inspired listeners of his radio present to not get vaccinated in opposition to COVID-19. According to a publish shared final month on the web site for his present, he and his spouse, Cheryl Enyart, weren’t getting vaccinated as a result of the inoculations have been examined “on the cells of aborted babies.”
The publish says whereas it isn’t “inherently sinful” to get an “immorally-developed” vaccine “we urge everyone to boycott Pfizer, Moderna and the Johnson to further increase social tension and put pressure on the child killers.”
Neither Pfizer nor Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine includes cells derived from aborted fetal tissue, however cells initially derived from the tissue have been utilized in early laboratory testing.
Cell traces originating from aborted fetal tissue have been used within the growth and manufacturing of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. However, spiritual leaders of a number of teams have authorized Johnson & Johnson vaccine for worshippers.
The Denver Bible Church confirmed earlier this month on Facebook that Bob and Cheryl Enyart have been hospitalized with COVID-19 infections.
Enyart started broadcasting roughly 30 years in the past, in line with a number of stories. He has garnered consideration for a spread of arguments and segments, together with repeatedly saying that folks who search abortions must be sentenced to the dying penalty.
On a former TV present, the host additionally learn the obituaries of folks who died from AIDS whereas enjoying the band Queen’s music “Another One Bites the Dust.”
USA TODAY has reached out to host web site KGOV.com for remark.
Enyart shouldn’t be the one conservative radio host who vocally opposed vaccinations to die from COVID-19 in latest weeks. Marc Bernier, a chat radio host in Daytona Beach, died final month after a three-week battle with COVID-19. Phil Valentine, a radio host from Tennessee who was a vaccine skeptic till he was hospitalized with COVID-19, additionally died final month.
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