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January 26, 2022 COVID Views

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‘Mandates and Freedom Don’t Mix’ — 30,000+ Rally in DC to Fight for Our Constitutional Rights

Dozens of scientific experts, academics, media personalities and COVID vaccine injury victims risked their careers, their personal privacy and their safety to tell more than 30,000 Americans at Sunday’s “Defeat the Mandates” rally to stand up and fight for freedom and democracy.

After two years of being told to do what “Fauci says” and comply with coercive COVID mandates because it’s “the only way out” of an otherwise endless pandemic, Americans of every race, creed, sexual orientation, political affiliation and vaccination status joined forces Sunday to say, “Enough!”

More than 30,000 people traveled from all over the country for the “Defeat the Mandates” rally to defend our inalienable Constitutional rights and protest vaccine mandates, government overreach, censorship and more.

Americans of every race, creed, sexual orientation, political affiliation and vaccination status joined forces Sunday to say, 'Enough!'

The COVID pandemic has revealed broken systems, including our healthcare system, media and government.

With truth, justice and the American way in crisis, rally-goers called for a return to basic values. Inspirational speakers and musical performances reminded the crowd that health and freedom can coexist.

From the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, comedian JP Sears, the event’s emcee, began by saying:

“I don’t know much, but one of the things I do know is mandates and freedom they don’t mix. They’re like oil and water. They can’t occupy the same space at the same time. And I know we’re told that mandates are in place so we can have our freedoms back. I don’t think we’re dumb enough to fall for that.

“One of the things I do know, we will be telling our grandchildren stories. We will either be telling them stories about what freedom was or what mandates were. Right now we are authoring the future for ourselves. We have pen in hand. But more importantly than authoring for ourselves, we are authoring the future for our children, our grandchildren and our great-grandchildren. It’s our fault what their lives are going to be like. So thank you for being here to choose a better future and to choose freedom for yourself and the world around you, and future generations.”

Working closely with sponsors Children’s Health Defense (CHD), Frontline COVID-19 Critical Care Alliance (FLCCC) and Global Covid Summit, rally co-founders Louisa Clary, Matthew Tune and Steve Kirsch spoke of uniting Americans behind the values on which this country was founded.

Throughout Sunday’s event, presenters shined a light on painful truths, posed solutions and issued calls to action.

Here are some of the highlights:

Robert F. Kennedy Jr., CHD chairman and chief legal counsel, didn’t mince words:

“We have witnessed over the last 20 months a coup d’état against democracy, and the controlled demolition of the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights starting with the censorship … if you give the government the license to silence its critics, you have given them the capacity to commit any atrocity they want and to obliterate all the amendments and rights of the Constitution.”

Dr. Pierre Kory of FLCCC told the crowd:

“Every time I try to speak out or we try to publish a paper, the medical journals reject them, retract them. They won’t review them. You are being starved of critical information. The media ignores us. They’ve captured the television stations and newspapers. They will not allow any information about non-profit low-cost medication to reach the masses. And people are dying.”

Kyle Warner spoke for thousands of COVID vaccine injury victims who were gaslighted, ignored and silenced after experiencing debilitating and sometimes deadly adverse events.

Like many, Warner didn’t realize until after he was injured that vaccine makers had liability protection, making it nearly impossible to sue them.

Molecular biologist Dr. Christina Parks delivered a powerful speech alluding to the history of medical experimentation.

Parks explained how the suppression of the inconvenient truth about vaccine risks and the lack of informed consent have undermined trust in vaccines, particularly among African Americans.

Returning care to healthcare

Brave doctors risking their careers to preserve the true spirit of their profession spoke passionately in defense of science, ethics and the Hippocratic Oath. They said they support the elimination of coercive measures and they long for a return to informed consent for all medical procedures.

“This is a scientific reawakening,” said renowned cardiologist Dr. Peter McCullough, who, along with pulmonologist and critical care specialist Dr. Paul Marik is leading the way in promoting early treatment using cost-effective and safe repurposed drugs.

Virologist and immunologist Dr. Robert Malone and Canadian health researcher Paul Alexander, Ph.D., advocated for informed consent and warned of the risks COVID  vaccines pose to children.

“I beg you, please, get informed about the possible risks,” Malone said. “Your children may be damaged by these experimental products.”

Dr. Aaron Kheriaty, chief of medical ethics at The Unity Project, explained how the pandemic is being used to expand state powers to create a “biosecurity surveillance regime” in which digital technology companies, public health officials and police collaborate to strip away personal freedoms.

Clinical pathologist Dr. Ryan Cole reassured Americans that there is hope. “The pandemic is ending,” Cole said. “The narrative is cracked and the dam is flowing.”

These “doctors of conscience” are not alone. Citing the COVID Global Summit Physician’s Declaration, Dr. Richard Urso spoke for 17,000 doctors and scientists calling for an end to the forced vaccination of children, the denial of natural immunity and government interference in the doctor-patient relationship.

Making courage contagious

Firefighters are accustomed to summoning courage to fight fires. Now facing job loss and exclusion, they showed up in Washington to model a new kind of courage as they fight for their freedoms.

Urban Global Health Alliance CEO Kevin Jenkins galvanized the crowd, inviting them to follow in the footsteps of Martin Luther King, Jr. and access their “God courage.” He handed out props to some of the bravest people of all.

“I want to thank you Mama Bears for helping me find the courage to stand up for you,” Jenkins said.

Musical artists Jimmy Levy & Hi-Res and Five Times August risked their music careers to raise awareness and create a cultural shift. Their inspired performances steeped the day in resonance and good vibrations.

‘They’re coming for our children’

The increasingly draconian measures we are experiencing reflect neither American values nor scientific method and a growing number of people have witnessed firsthand their destructive impact to Democratic principles.

Our country is now divided by a media-driven misunderstanding that conflates vaccination with immunity and compliance with science and compassion.

The resulting fear and division threatens everything this country stands for.

Kennedy reminded us that “nobody in the history of the planet has ever complied their way out of totalitarian control.”

Kennedy also warned: “They’re coming for our children.”

We can put an end to it simply by exercising the freedom we have. We can reclaim the “Home of the Brave” by being brave and raising our voices.

We can say no. We’ve already started.

Emmy-winning producer Del Bigtree quoted Abraham Lincoln but channeled William Wallace as he demanded accountability and invited everyone to claim what is already theirs by becoming “superspreaders of truth.”

Bigtree said:

“The truth always prevails. We are victorious in truth because we are endowed with one great power: the power of ‘life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness’ not given to us by this capital or this government, but by God himself.”

JP Sears told us how it ends: “Spoiler alert — freedom wins.”

Watch the entire “Defeat the Mandates” rally here:

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