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SAN RAFAEL, California, June 7, 2021 (LifeSiteNews) — A California congressman is hosting an in-person town hall tomorrow that is limited to 100 vaccinated participants.
The unvaccinated are relegated to participating online.
Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA) explained in an email invitation, “In accordance with Marin County COVID-19 protocols, in-person attendance will be limited to 100 guests. Seating will be socially-distanced and masks are required. Proof of vaccination will be required at the event before entrance for in-person attendance. Guests can also view the town hall on Facebook Live, Marin TV, or KPCA.”
“Priority will be given to constituents of California’s Second District on a first-come, first-served basis,” Huffman’s email invitation said. “Proof of vaccination with a state or federal ID will be required at the time of the event to attend in-person.”
Huffman’s online advertisements of the event, which already has 100 registrants, do not actually specify which vaccines participants must present proof of receiving. Californians are assuming Huffman means participants must show proof of receiving a coronavirus vaccine, particularly given the sentence about proof of vaccine is in the email blast’s paragraph about “Marin County COVID-19 protocols.”
Some constituents are calling the vaccine requirement a violation of California law, a form of discrimination, and “apartheid.”
“It discriminates and coerces,” commented Lisa Longnecker, a participant in the local activist group Marin Standup!, which advocates for medical and religious freedom.
“It promotes segregation and apartheid against people who got a first shot, had a severe reaction and can't get a second shot, people with allergies, disabilities, medical conditions, and religious people” who conscientiously object to taking the vaccine, she said. “Imagine if they said, ‘If you’re black, you can’t come in.’ That's a biological thing. So is an allergy.”
Vaccine safety advocates note that the Americans with Disabilities Act can potentially include as a disability medical contraindications to vaccines, and thus to treat someone differently because of such a condition could be illegal under the ADA and its sister statute the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
Fox News’s Tucker Carlson recently ripped vaccine-based segregation on his popular show Tucker Carlson Tonight.
Powerful nations of the world, including China, the UK, and Canada are discussing plans to require so-called 'vaccine passports' as a condition for travel, and possibly to restrict entry to shopping and entertainment venues.
Israel has already put in place a system to discriminate against those who choose not to take the COVID vaccine, and, in the United States, Joe Biden has signed a new executive order which could pave the way for the implementation of a 'vaccine passport' system. [See more below.]
This kind of medical dictatorship must be resisted, and therefore, we must act quickly before these authoritarian notions take root and spread!
Please SIGN and SHARE this urgent petition to SAY NO to government 'vaccine passports.' Tell your legislators to respect your freedom not to vaccinate without fear of repercussion.
People should not have to live in fear of government retribution for refusing a vaccine which is being rushed to market by Big Pharma and their fellow-travelers in NGOs, like the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
It would be intolerable and immoral for the government to coerce someone, and their family, to take a COVID vaccine against their will just so they can do their weekly grocery shopping, go to a high school soccer game, travel on public transport, or visit their relatives who live in a different part of the country, or overseas.
Medical freedom must be respected in principle and also in practice.
So, it is now time that our policy-makers listen to all voices involved in this vital conversation, and start to represent those who will not tolerate being punished, restricted, or tracked for refusing an experimental vaccine.
Simply put, legislatures must begin to act as legislatures again.
Questions must be asked. Hearings and investigations must be held. And, the legislatures of each state and country must return to the business of representing the people who voted for them, assuming their rightful place as the originator of legislation.
We will no longer accept the dictates of executive branches without question. And, neither can we accept the dictates of some doctors who seem detached from reality and from science.
Please SIGN and SHARE this urgent petition which asks national political leaders (as well as state and provincial legislators in the U.S. and Canada) to pledge to respect the rights of those who refuse a COVID vaccine, and NOT introduce 'vaccine passports,' or any other system which would discriminate on the basis of taking the COVID vaccine.
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
'Biden executive order directs government to evaluate ‘feasibility’ of vaccine passports' - https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/biden-executive-order-directs-government-to-evaluate-feasibility-of-vaccine-passports
'China lobbies WHO to develop COVID vaccine passports for all nations' - https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/china-lobbies-who-to-develop-covid-vaccine-passports-for-all-nations
'UK advances plans for vaccine passports to travel, enter stores' - https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/uk-advances-plans-for-vaccine-passports-to-travel-enter-stores
'Canada’s health minister: Gov’t ‘working on the idea of vaccine passports’' - https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/canadas-health-minister-govt-working-on-the-idea-of-vaccine-passports
'European Commission president plans to introduce vaccine passports' - https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/european-commission-president-plans-to-introduce-vaccine-passports
'Israel’s ‘Green Passport’ vaccination program has created a ‘medical Apartheid,’ distraught citizens say' - https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/israels-green-passport-vaccination-program-has-created-a-medical-apartheid-distraught-citizens-say
'LA schools to track every kid using Microsoft’s ‘Daily Pass’ COVID app' - https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/la-schools-to-track-every-kid-using-microsofts-daily-pass-covid-app
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, “pretty much everybody agreed that segregation was the worst thing this country ever did,” Tucker Carlson told his audience on Tuesday night, kicking off a sardonic monologue about vaccination passports and the social penalties for refusing the COVID-19 vaccine.
“Forcing certain categories of citizens into separate, lesser accommodations, barring them from public places, treating them like lepers or untouchables: that was completely immoral and wrong,” the Fox News host continued. “We were told that a lot, and most of us strongly agree. It was wrong.
Nevertheless, “the very same people” who have condemned segregation “are now enforcing segregation,” Carlson charged.
“Medical Jim Crow has come to America,” the host said, provocatively citing the laws that enforced racial segregation in parts of the U.S. from the 1870s until 1965. “If we still had water fountains, the unvaccinated would have separate ones.”
Longnecker is calling on fellow concerned citizens to protest the in-person event. The town hall meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 8 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Pacific Time at San Rafael Community Center (618 B Street, San Rafael, CA 94901). In-person participation requires an RSVP online and “proof of completed vaccination(s) more than two weeks prior.”
Potential attendees are also invited to send questions in advance to [email protected].
The event will be livestreamed on Huffman’s Facebook page.
LifeSiteNews reached out to Huffman’s office for comment, but did not receive a response by press time.
Dorothy Cummings McLean contributed to this article.
Contact information for respectful communication:
Rep. Jared Huffman
1527 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Rep. Jared Huffman
999 Fifth Ave.
San Rafael, CA 94901