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Thousands march in Washington against COVID vaccine mandates

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By Inès BEL AIBA

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You can not force people to take a corporation's product, especially one that can not be removed and stays inside your body forever.

All obligations have been and should be temporary and removable.

However a forced vaccine sets the precedent that the government can mandate you have something inside you even when you are by yourself, in your own home on your own private property.

My skin is where I draw the line.

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Well, all the anti-vaccine, anti-science, anti-mask big losers are going to get together to bray in public that their ignorance and silly rebellion is greater than all the science, common sense and health security of a country..

And they are proud to be that way, irresponsible, stupid and ignorant..

My skin is where I draw the line.

You're funny.. Lol..

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My relatives grow up during the WW1, Spanish flu pandemic, The depression and WW2, really hard times, today we have a generation having some temporary restriction and carry on like spoiled children. How soft is today mob, whine when the temperatures 25c. And today we have Aircon. What makes today society so weak?

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And Americans wonder why they are being treated as a high risk demographic by other countries.

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What makes today society so weak?

The weak ones are the people afraid to stand up for their rights.

And the rights of all future generations to retain the inalienable right of personal bodily autonomy.

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The CDC finally acknowledged that natural immunity offers protection. But how many people lost their jobs and/or rights just because they refused to take an unnecessary and risky "vaccine".

I very much support these protesters, despite AFP's great efforts to paint them in a negative way.

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Bronco: You are a product of today generation. You don’t understand the true meaning of freedom. These temporary restriction don’t encroach on anyone being free. But this mob is the same mob of 06/01/2021 that erodes freedoms. They are harming future generation because of their weakness to tolerate and to respect the majority of society.

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Gee, I wonder why America has one of the worst infection and mortality rates in the world right now. I suppose this is what years of propagating ignorance over education in order to control voters more effectively gets you.

I can only offer my sympathy to those there that are smart enough to do the right thing, because fighting this kind of communicable disease is always a communal effort. Not just a local issue either though, because countries being a hotbed of infections like this hurt others. I am sure countries handling the disease like China and NZ would love to be able to loosen up some.

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Breathe. Inhale God, exhale fear,

I talked to a couple of psychologists who say . . .

some people in white coats, presented as doctors from Texas

largely unmasked.

a few flags bearing the name of his predecessor Donald Trump

-- All in all, sounds like a well-informed, intelligent bunch.

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Millions of people have died because of Covid-19 and now there’s a vaccine which has probably saved millions of lives. Meanwhile, here are the unvaccinated who do nothing but cry about not being given special treatment…..pathetic and very spoiled.

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Because the vaccine does not prevent the spread of Covid.

so these people are against a mandate of a vaccine that doesn’t even guarantee no transmission.

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Seventy million infected and (soon) close to one million dead but still don't get it and never will so just don't come near me. You can hang out with each other all day every day if you so choose.

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My relatives grow up during the WW1, Spanish flu pandemic, The depression and WW2, really hard times, today we have a generation having some temporary restriction and carry on like spoiled children. How soft is today mob, whine when the temperatures 25c. And today we have Aircon. What makes today society so weak?

All over the place. I don’t think comparing historical tragedies is a good idea.

Today we have ‘a generation’? Just one? I have 4 in my family.

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However a forced vaccine sets the precedent that the government can mandate you have something inside you even when you are by yourself, in your own home on your own private property.

The vaccine isn't forced. But if you don't get it, you won't get to benefit from the entirety of society that responsible people do.

Play reindeer games, win reindeer prizes.

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The weak ones are the people afraid to stand up for their rights.

And the rights of all future generations to retain the inalienable right of personal bodily autonomy.

Thank you for standing up for abortion rights, but I don't think this is the right conversation to have it.

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Because the vaccine does not prevent the spread of Covid.

Yes it does.

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The "My body, my choice" signs are ironic.

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Waving signs denouncing President Joe Biden and calling for "freedom," several thousand people demonstrated in Washington Sunday against what some described as the "tyranny" of COVID-19 vaccine mandates in the United States.

Freedom - to die in an ICU bed.. One more medical study that says the unvaccinated are 3 to 13 times more likely to die compared to those vaccinated (based on age)....

https://www.doh.wa.gov/Portals/1/Documents/1600/coronavirus/data-tables/421-010-CasesInNotFullyVaccinated.pdf

Speaker after speaker -- including notorious anti-vaxxer Robert F Kennedy Jr, who compared vaccine mandates to the Holocaust -- took to the microphone in front of the white marble Lincoln Memorial to decry the rules.

And the far-right and so-called conservatives new hero - a Democratic scion....

There are also many anti-Biden posters and a few flags bearing the name of his predecessor Donald Trump -- under whom the vaccines were developed and who has taken credit for them.

And evidently their new Satan - the guy that is urging them to take "poison"...

https://www.foxnews.com/media/trump-urges-all-americans-to-get-covid-vaccine-its-a-safe-vaccine

Welcome to MAGA-world....

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Well, I assume from this article and the comments we get from the far-right, conservative, freedom-loving, Trump supporters here....

Good;

RFK Jr who says the vaccine is unsafe and can kill you....

Tucker Carlson who says the vaccine is like "Nazi experiments"....

Bad;

Dr Fauci who encourages everyone to get vaccinated and boosted....

Donald Trump who says the same thing as Dr Fauci...

Yet ask them who they support for President in 2024 and they'll tell you the same guy that is urging them to take poison....

Welcome to MAGA-world....

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Next week, bunches of them will be crowding into ICUs demanding their right to public health.

-2 ( +3 / -5 )

Freedom to infect.. Your bodies, our playground. Nice.

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