'Segregation is back!' Christian broadcaster drops hysterical rant about vaccine refusers being 'treated like lepers'
Christian conservative broadcaster David Brody on Wednesday declared that segregation had returned to the United States -- but this time its victims were right-wing Christians who are refusing to get vaccinated against the novel coronavirus.
Brody began his rant by saying that vaccine passports were yet another step toward "government bondage" of the kind that America's founders rebelled against.
"The unvaccinated in this country will now be considered as second-class citizens, in the workplace and in society wherever they go," he continued. "What are you going to do about it?!"
He said that he wanted to build a mass movement to prevent unvaccinated Americans from being treated like "the lepers of society," even though people with leprosy were treated the way they were because they were carrying a contagious disease.
In a tweet promoting his rant, Brody also asserted that "Segregation is back: the Unvaccinated are being treated like lepers in today's America."
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GOP senator clashes with Trump supporter who demanded to know name of the cop who shot Ashli Babbitt
Sen. Kevin Cramer (R-ND) is refusing to kowtow to President Donald Trump's supporters upholding Ashli Babbitt as a hero.
Cramer, who last week became the latest Republican to give a bungled explanation of the HIPAA medical privacy law, appeared on a local radio station and answered questions for callers.
CNN's Andrew Kacynski posted an excerpt of the transcript in which a caller asked why they don't have the right to know which officer shot Babbitt.
He began by explaining that not even he knows who the person was, but the caller still insisted the public had a right to know.
"Because the person that shot her is a police officer shooting a criminal not complying with officers' telling her 'stop, don't come through that window, we have guns drawn, don't do it.' They're protecting people and the officer was found to be innocent of any wrongdoing," said Cramer. "So then what would be the purpose of releasing that officer's name? What do you need to know the officer's name for?"
In the past, right-wing supporters have worked to doxx people they don't like, which can lead to "swatting," where someone calls the police to report something at that home on the off chance the resident would be shot by police. People have also been targeted with harassment, people outside their homes, following them on the street, following their children and other methods of harassment.
"Well, because we know everybody else's name if a police officer shoots a citizen of this country. I mean, crying out loud, if you shoot an illegal alien, we're going to know that police officer's name. This is a police officer that shot someone in our capitol and his name is being withheld," said the caller.
"Personally, I don't know what the law says about releasing someone's name. He's not a suspect of any crime. He's been found not guilty of any wrongdoing," answered Cramer. "It seems to be kind of a textbook situation, frankly. I'm the one who personally does not think there is a right to know the name of every police officer who shoots a criminal or perpetrator, unless of course, there are charges brought or an indictment brought, or something like that. I'll look into it to see what the law says about the release of the name. I'm just grateful for this person, quite honestly."
A member of the Proud Boys who was caught on camera charging at police during the Capitol riot has been arrested and charged with multiple offenses.
The U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia announcedU.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia announced on Wednesday that Virginia resident James Russell Davis has been charged with assaulting, resisting or impeding certain officers and obstruction of law enforcement during civil disorder.
The criminal complaint filed against Davis alleges that video footages shows him wielding what appears to be a "large stick" that he brandished while charging at officers during the riots.
The complaint claims that Davis can be seen charging "up the West Front Terrace stairs" of the Capitol building and "toward the Officers wielding the large stick/pole like a baseball bat in a pose consistent with a person preparing to strike with the object."
The footage cited in the complaint also shows Davis "pushing and screaming" at a police officer, and also "pushing the officers hands down" as they try to stop him from advancing toward the building.
Federal investigators say that Davis was not shy about using his status as a former Marine to justify his actions during the riots.
""I fought for this country, I fought for this country, what the f*ck are you doing, I fought for this country, I fought for this country, I'm a military f*cking police, I'm a military police," he shouted, according to footage reviewed by law enforcement officials.
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