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Sun Jul 25 20:34:04 PDT 2021

1,250 Clergy Members Warn Vaccine Passports Would Create "Medical
Apartheid" In UK

1,250 prominent clergy members in the UK have warned that the
introduction of mandatory vaccine passports to attend church would
create “medical apartheid” and would be “divisive, discriminatory, and

As we highlighted yesterday, the ‘mission creep’ of vaccine passports
is already expanding, with vaccines minister Nadhim Zahawi indicating
that the program could be extended further to sporting and business
events, music venues and festivals.

When asked by LBC radio host Nick Ferrari whether the scheme could be
further expanded to ban the unvaccinated from attending church,
business minister Paul Scully responded, “We’re not ruling anything

Now 1,250 clergy members from various Christian denominations have
signed an open letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson warning that the
“introduction of vaccine passports would constitute an unethical form
of coercion and violation of the principle of informed consent.”

Noting that many Christians don’t wish to take the vaccine due to
“serious issues of conscience related to the ethics of vaccine
manufacture or testing,” the letter also says the vaccine passports
risk, “creating a two-tier society, a medical apartheid in which an
underclass of people who decline vaccination are excluded from
significant areas of public life.”

“This scheme has the potential to bring about the end of liberal
democracy as we know it and to create a surveillance state in which
the government uses technology to control certain aspects of citizens’
lives. As such, this constitutes one of the most dangerous policy
proposals ever to be made in the history of British politics,” warns
the letter.

With some nightclub owners refusing to enforce the policy if it
becomes law, the backlash is growing against vaccine passports.

Protesters in Greece, France and now Italy have all hit the streets to
demonstrate against the draconian measure, with another large
demonstration planned by anti-lockdown activists for this Saturday in

It remains to be seen whether there will be enough opposition to vote
down the law in Parliament, although as per usual, polls show that a
majority of the British public actually supports the idea.

Protesters Rage Across Europe As Lockdown, Vaccination Mandates Begin

Anti-lockdown protests kicked into high gear around the globe on
Saturday, including irate Irish protesters:

    SCENE IN DUBLIN: “take off your fucking mask”
    — The_Real_Fly (@The_Real_Fly) July 24, 2021

Bitter Brits:

    JUST IN 🚨 Massive anti-vaccine passport protest in London.

    Follow @insiderpaper
    — Masa (@GHClc1ahp6RlhOg) July 24, 2021


    Huge Anti Lockdown, Vaccine And Vaccine Passport Protest - London
UK July 24
    — ZNeveri (@ZNeveri) July 24, 2021

Pissed-off Parisians:
    — Election Wizard (@ElectionWiz) July 24, 2021

    #Manif24juillet in Paris
    — 🚨 (@disclosetv) July 24, 2021

And incensed Italians, where the country has restricted public access
to restaurants and museums to the unvaccinated.

    24 July - vaccine passport protest - Parma Italy
    — Antonio Rossi (@amcrossi) July 24, 2021

    Today over 275 huge protests against vaccine passports reportedly
expected all over France 🇫🇷 and Italy 🇮🇹 And many other European

    The Great Awakening❗️❗️❗️
    — PENNSYLVANIA IS TRUMP 🗣 🇺🇸 (@RED_IN_PA_2) July 24, 2021

This is what it looked like today in Australia, Milan, London, and France.

Protests were worldwide today as many are fed up with elites whittling
away their freedoms under the guise of COVID.

Thousands of anti-lockdown demonstrators took to the streets of Sydney
and other Australian towns on Saturday to protest new lockdown
measures amid a surge of COVID-19 cases in the country.

Dozens were arrested and charged after crowds broke through barriers
and clashed with officers, hurling bottles and anything they could get
their hands on.

The unmasked protesters marched from Sydney's Victoria Park to Town
Hall. estimates 15,000 people took part in the march. Many
chanted anti-lockdown slogans and held signs calling for "freedom" and
"the truth."

Footage on social media shows thousands of demonstrators marching
through Sydney's downtown area.

    Big protests in Sydney, Australia after the government put greater
Sydney back into a weeks-long Wuhan-style lockdown of all
non-essential activities following 1 COVID death and discussed
deploying the military to hotspots to keep people from
    — Michael P Senger (@MichaelPSenger) July 24, 2021

    Anti-lockdown protests in Sydney Australia
    — Flaco (@frankadak01) July 24, 2021

There was a significant police presence, including mounted police and
riot control officers in response to what authorities said was an
"unauthorized protest."

    Americans, when you watch Australian cops bashing the crap out of
Aussies for exercising their right to protest, I just want to remind
you that Australians are completely disarmed.

    That's all :)
    — Sydney Watson (@SydneyLWatson) July 24, 2021

    Thousands of people gathered in Sydney to protest restrictions as
New South Wales recorded its biggest daily rise in new COVID-19 cases
this year
    — Reuters (@Reuters) July 24, 2021

The demonstrators defied restrictions on non-essential travel and mass
public gatherings that could be extended through October.

The Greater Sydney area has been locked down for a month as infections rise.

Protesters were also seen in Melbourne and Adelaide.

There's discontent with Australians being forced into lockdowns again
as an outbreak of the delta variant began last month.

Protests are not limited to Australia. New COVID rules have been
implemented across Europe as Delta infections flare-up, which
demonstrators in France and Greece recently took to the streets. The
UK has even triggered widespread panic through a new app that notified
tens of thousands of people they must quarantine for ten days because
of possible exposure.

Multiple US cities are now requiring people to wear masks indoors amid
surging cases.

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