Canadian Constitution Foundation announces legal challenge to BC vaccine passports

TORONTO: The Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF) is filing a legal challenge to the BC vaccine passport regime and its discriminatory impact on people who cannot be vaccinated for medical reasons.“The BC vaccine passport system is discriminatory on its face, because it does not include automatic exemptions for people who cannot be vaccinated for medical reasons” said CCF Litigation Director, Christine Van Geyn.The BC vaccine passport policy restricts entry to certain public spaces only to people who can prove they have received two doses of a COVID vaccine. The government has repeatedly stated that there are no medical exemptions, and that people who cannot be vaccinated for a medical reason should stay home.The CCF is working with several individuals on a challenge to the policy for failing to create medical exemptions:

  • A teenage girl who developed heart inflammation after her first dose of a COVID vaccine. She is ineligible for a second dose.
  • A woman who developed nerve damage following her first dose of a COVID vaccine, leaving her arm partially paralyzed. She is now pregnant, and her neurologist has advised her not to get a second dose, due to the risk of further nerve damage, including damage that could impact her unborn baby.
  • A woman who has complex and overlapping disabilities, has undergone approximately 15 surgeries, and who is contraindicated for numerous medications. Due to her complex medical situation and the lack of information about how the COVID vaccine may interact in the body of a person with her unique set of disabilities, and her past drug reactions, she is at heightened risk of a serious reaction to the vaccine.

“Adverse reactions to a vaccine are rare, but they do happen. It is cruel and unconstitutional to add exclusion and isolation on top of physical trauma for a person who has had, or is likely to have, an adverse reaction,” said Van Geyn. “For some patients, the fact is that the vaccine is a much higher risk choice than it is for a perfectly healthy person. For patients like these, they must make a deeply personal trade-off about their health. It is inappropriate for the government to try to force an outcome in one direction through policies like vaccine passports, which impose additional burdens on these already vulnerable people” continued Van Geyn.The first step in the CCF’s challenge to the BC vaccine passport is a request for a reconsideration of the current regime under the public health orders dated September 10 (here and here). Existing case law requires using the administrative route to challenge the order before proceeding to a court for relief. The CCF will be requesting that the government create categorical exemptions for certain medical conditions rather than forcing future individuals to go through a time consuming and complicated reconsideration in the future, and an accessible process for patients and their doctors which does not require public health ‘approval’ for those in unique circumstances to access a medical exemption.The CCF is represented in this case by BC lawyer Geoffrey Trotter.“Our hope is that the government acquiesces and makes the process of obtaining medical exemptions simpler and easier. The individuals who need medical accommodation are already facing enough challenges in their daily lives, the government shouldn’t be making their lives even harder” said Trotter.

Nurse Gave Abortion Pills to Man Who Force Fed Them to His Pregnant Girlfriend

A British NHS nurse recently was banned from the nursing profession after he reportedly supplied abortion drugs to a man who forced his pregnant partner to take them in an attempt to kill her unborn child.

The Metro reports the Nursing and Midwifery Council deemed Robinraj Christy, 30, unfit to practice in the medical field and removed his name from the nursing registry.

The baby survived but was born nine weeks prematurely and was “critically ill” for a time, according to The Independent. The reports did not provide any updates on the child, who is about 3 years old now.

Christy worked at the Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust in 2018 when he “abused his knowledge and experience” as a nurse and gave “medical information and advice” to assist criminal conduct, a disciplinary board of the council decided this month, according to The Independent.

Authorities said Christy gave the abortion drug misoprostol to a friend from school, Kasam Rahman, who gave the drug to another friend, Isaac Lyndsay, who “force fed” the drugs to his pregnant partner to abort their unborn baby against her will, the report states.

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Christy repeatedly denied any wrong-doing, but he spent three years in prison on the charge of conspiring to administer poison, according to the report.

During his trial, Justice Andrew Baker pointed to phone records showing that Christy “unhesitatingly joined in [Lyndsay’s] plan, offering both prompted and sometimes unprompted medical information and advice, and also tactical views, knowing that he was looking to bring about the illegal abortion of a viable foetus.”

More recently, Florence Mitchell of the Nursing and Midwifery Council chastised Christy for having “no remorse … despite having a substantial amount of time to reflect on these incidents.”

“He acted in a way that was completely contrary to all that nursing stands for,” she said.

The report is a reminder of how frequently abortion and abuse are linked, and for many women, abortion is not a choice at all. Some are pressured or forced by abusers to abort their unborn babies, while others are abused or killed for trying to protect their unborn children from violence.

Many pro-life leaders have expressed serious concerns about an increase in such abuses after the Biden administration in the U.S. and the British government both recently lifted safety regulations on abortion drugs so that woman do not have to see a doctor first.

Several studies have linked domestic violence to abortion. In these cases, some women were forced or pressured by partners into having abortions, while others believed having an abortion would help them escape abuse. A 2011 study in the journal “Obstetrician and Gynaecologist” found that almost 40 percent of the women seeking abortions had a history of physical abuse and relationship issues.

Another study found that 64 percent of post-abortive women said they felt pressure to have the abortion.

LifeNews has been keeping track of reports involving allegations of forced and coerced abortions, as well as abuse connected with women who refuse to abort their unborn babies.

Expert raises concerns about coronavirus restrictions following arrest of Canadian pastor

A Canadian political expert has raised concerns about the arrest of Calgary pastor Artur Pawlowski and his brother Dawid over public health violations. Haultain Research Institute President Marco Navarro-Genie said that the arrest of the Pawlowski brothers has serious implications for people’s rights and freedoms. He dubbed the COVID-19 public health order used as a basis for the Pawlowskis’ arrest as “a grotesque abuse of power.”

Navarro-Genie remarked during an interview: “People flout the laws, they’re going to have consequences. But when those consequences arrive and they are deemed to be unjust, people now do not have the recourse to assemble to protest those draconian rules.” He added the he questions the draconian nature of the response” to the Pawlowskis’ violations. “That is the kind of stuff which authoritarian regimes traffic on a day-to-day basis,” he commented.

The president of the Canadian think tank made the comments in light of the Pawlowski brothers’ arrest. The Calgary Police Service (CPS) arrested Artur and Dawid on a Calgary highway as they were heading home on May 8. According to law enforcement, the two were arrested for holding a church service in violation of pandemic restrictions put in place by the province of Alberta.

In a statement, CPS said the arrest was made “in relation to mandatory compliance of public health orders for gatherings.” It added that Artur and Dawid pushed through with their service and deliberately “chose to ignore requirements” such as maintaining social distance, wearing face masks and limiting the number of attendees.

Law enforcement took the brothers into custody as a result of flouting these public health requirements. Artur and Dawid were subsequently charged with allegedly organizing an illegal mass gathering and “requesting, inciting or inviting others” to join. Both brothers were released two days later after posting bail. They are set to appear during a May 20 court hearing to determine if a contempt trial will proceed.

The CPS statement noted: “Law enforcement recognizes people’s desire to participate in faith-based gatherings, as well as the right to protest. However, as we find ourselves in the midst of a global pandemic, we must all comply with public health orders … to ensure everyone’s safety and well-being.”

The Pawlowskis escaped communism in Poland – only to enter Canadian medical tyranny

Two days before the Pawlowskis’ arrest, the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta empowered Alberta Health Services (AHS) to stop various gatherings and demonstrations via a pre-emptive injunction. Under the injunction, rallies and other mass gatherings are now deemed illegal if they do not comply with public health requirements put in place by the provincial chief medical officer of health (CMOH). The AHS can also order the closure of any business that does not comply with CMOH-mandated requirements.

Alberta’s public health agency first issued the order against the owner of Whistle Stop Café in Mirror Landing – ordering its closure on May 5. According to AHS, the establishment has continued to breach local COVID-19 health restrictions – and even planned to hold a protest. In a May 6 statement, the agency defended its move against the café because of “ongoing risk to Albertans created by those breaching COVID-19 public health restrictions and advertising social gatherings.”

Navarro-Genie remarked that people are oftentimes torn between obeying the law and standing up for their rights. He brought up two main issues in relation to this conflict. First, while people should ideally follow the law – they should be vigilant about whether these new changes in existing laws are legitimate. “In a liberal democracy, people have the constitutional right to challenge … and to oppose rules that they believe are unjust or ill-intended,” he said.

Second, Navarro-Génie pointed out lockdowns’ lack of scientific basis. He elaborated: “These are absolute experiments. We have never – in the history of humankind – done this kind of thing where entire societies [and] entire countries are locked down.” (Related: Medical fascism spreads in Canada where doctors who oppose masks and lockdowns are being targeted.)

Pawlowski warns that Canada is turning into another Poland

Meanwhile, Artur said his experience reminded him of Poland under communist leadership. Speaking to Christianity Daily, the pastor called the “horrible” COVID-19 restrictions “a repetition of history.” Artur continued: “I grew up behind the Iron Curtain. I escaped communism … [in] Poland because I wanted to come to a country that is free.”

The pastor feared that measures to stop the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus are also eroding people’s liberty. “That’s the state telling the people what they can do [and] what they cannot. Seeing what [the state] is doing … scares me,” he said. He also warned that the restrictions are killing the spirit of community that keeps societies “sane, together and strong.”

Artur earlier made headlines by posting a video of police officers inspecting his church in April. He subsequently expelled the officers from his church and compared them to the Gestapo secret police in Nazi Germany. (Related: WORSHIP is now a CRIME: Canadian SWAT team takes down Christian pastor for “inciting” worship in defiance of coronavirus orders.)

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