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Ivermectin has always appeared to be effective against COVID, and the experts were well aware of it. However, when President Trump made a recommendation to try ivermectin, acknowledging that it could work became political suicide.  Add to that the inexpensive cost of the medication — about 20 cents a pill — and greedy Big Pharma had every reason to oppose it, didn’t they? Government so-called “experts” united to discredit Ivermectin, an affordable and effective treatment, labeling it as “horse medication” — a complete exaggeration of the truth. This disinformation campaign was seemingly aimed at keeping people sick while promoting an experimental vaccine.

But there’s a silver lining: “experts” at the Food & Drug Administration who churned out snarky, misleading tweets to undermine affordable and effective treatments may soon be held accountable. An appeals court just gave the green light to three doctors, allowing a lawsuit against the FDA to proceed. The court found that the FDA overstepped its bounds with its anti-Ivermectin messaging to the American public.

Here’s what conservative stalwart Charlie Kirk reported on X:

NEW—The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans has ruled in favor of three doctors allowing them to move forward with their lawsuit, saying the FDA abused its authority with Anti-Ivermectin messaging to Americans.

“FDA is not a Physician.”

“It has authority to inform, announce, and apprise—but not to endorse, denounce, or advise.”

Judge Willett wrote in his ruling, “Left unmentioned in most of that messaging: ivermectin also comes in a human version.”

Remember, the FDA shamed Americans who used ivermectin off-label with Tweets like this one from August 2021: “You are not a horse. You are not a cow. Seriously, y’all. Stop it.”

The “experts” failed you during COVID. Never again.

God bless these doctors for taking up this fight and not backing down.


 A federal appeals court Friday revived a lawsuit by three doctors who say the Food and Drug Administration overstepped its authority in a campaign against treating COVID-19 with the anti-parasite drug ivermectin.

Ivermectin is commonly used to treat parasites in livestock. It can also be prescribed for humans and it has been championed by some conservatives as a treatment for COVID-19. The FDA has not approved ivermectin as a COVID-19 treatment because studies have not proven it is effective.

The agency did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

Friday’s ruling from a panel of three judges on the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeal in New Orleans focused on various aspects of an FDA campaign against ivermectin as a COVID-19 treatment.

The ruling acknowledged FDA’s receiving reports of some people requiring hospitalization after self-medicating with ivermectin intended for livestock. But the ruling said the campaign — which at times featured the slogan “You are not a horse!” — too often left out that the drug is sometimes prescribed for humans.

The doctors can proceed with their lawsuit contending that the FDA’s campaign exceeded the agency’s authority under federal law, the ruling said.

“FDA is not a physician. It has authority to inform, announce, and apprise—but not to endorse, denounce, or advise,” Judge Don Willett wrote for a panel that also included Jennifer Walker Elrod and Edith Brown Clement. “The Doctors have plausibly alleged that FDA’s Posts fell on the wrong side of the line between telling about and telling to.”

Drs. Robert L. Apter, Mary Talley Bowden and Paul E. Marik filed the lawsuit last year. All three said their reputations were harmed by the FDA campaign. Bowden lost admitting privileges at a Texas hospital, the ruling noted. Marik alleged he lost his positions at a medical school and at a hospital for promoting the use of ivermectin.

The initial lawsuit was tossed out by Jeffrey Vincent Brown, a judge appointed by President Trump. He argued that the FDA was protected by “sovereign immunity,” a legal principle that often shields government agencies from civil lawsuits related to their duties. However, the appeals court disagreed, stating that the FDA’s purported overreach could indeed make them vulnerable to legal action.This is fantastic news, and we wholeheartedly wish these doctors success in their legal battle. It’s high time that these ghoulish agencies are held accountable for the evil they unleashed.