Oct. 12 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A few days ago we publshed the report of a very violent, totally unprovoked attack against a woman Life Chain participant in Toronto, Canada. Thankfully, in that case police quickly acted and arrested and charged the attacker.
However, in Melbourne Australia today, a large mob of violent pro-abortion militants was allowed to physically attack some of the totally peaceful pro-life people attempting to engage in a March for the Babies and plenty of police present were generally very unhelpful. They merely observed the assaults and did not interfere or charge anyone and allowed the protesters to hold up the pro-life March for 90 minutes before moving the pro-abortion mob out of the way for the previously approved route for the march. This has to be perhaps the most disturbing incident of police collusion with a violent pro-abort mob that LifeSiteNews has ever reported.
Australian citizens and citizens from around the world must contact the Australian government to demand justice in this situation, criminal charges against all protesters who committed assaults, the firing of all officers who were present at the event and government action to ensure that such criminal negligence by police is never permitted to occur again.
If this is not done it allows a precedent that is certain to be repeated in other jurisdictions.
Government needs to come down hard on the Melbourne police, given the seriousness of the violent lawlessness that they did absolutely very little to stop and could have very easily stopped. Not only were pro-life marchers injured, but it might have happened that one or more could have been killed depending on whether some weapons were present as one was in the Ottawa incident.
Fair-minded persons from around the world must make a united, strong effort to deluge the Australian government to take very strong action on this situation or that goverrnment will be help responsible for more injuries and possibly much worse physical assaults against protesters peacefully excercising democratic rights.
It they do not take such action freedom is in danger everywhere, not only for pro-life protesters, but for any protesters regarding any issue.