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“Red Flag” Laws Put a Target on the Back of Every American

John W. Whitehead & Nisha Whitehead

“We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is free to do anything it pleases, while the citizens may act only by permission; which is the stage of the darkest periods of human history, the stage of rule by brute force.”
Ayn Rand

What we do not need is yet another pretext by which government officials can violate the Fourth Amendment at will under the guise of public health and safety.

Indeed, at a time when red flag gun laws (which authorize government officials to seize guns from individuals viewed as a danger to themselves or others) are gaining traction as a legislative means by which to allow police to remove guns from people suspected of being threats, it wouldn’t take much for police to be given the green light to enter a home without a warrant in order to seize lawfully-possessed firearms based on concerns that the guns might pose a danger.

Frankly, a person wouldn’t even need to own a gun to be subjected to such a home invasion.

SWAT teams have crashed through doors on lesser pretexts based on false information, mistaken identities and wrong addresses.

Nineteen states and the District of Columbia have adopted laws allowing the police to remove guns from people suspected of being threats. If Congress succeeds in passing the Federal Extreme Risk Protection Order, which would nationalize red flag laws, that number will grow.

As The Washington Post reports, these red flag gun laws…

allow a family member, roommate, beau, law enforcement officer or any type of medical professional to file a petition [with a court] asking that a person’s home be temporarily cleared of firearms. It doesn’t require a mental-health diagnosis or an arrest.

In the wake of yet another round of mass shootings, these gun confiscation laws—extreme risk protection order (ERPO) laws—may appease the fears of those who believe that fewer guns in the hands of the general populace will make our society safer.

Of course, it doesn’t always work that way.

Anything—knives, vehicles, planes, pressure cookers—can become a weapon when wielded with deadly intentions.

With these red flag gun laws, the stated intention is to disarm individuals who are potential threats… to “stop dangerous people before they act.”

While in theory it appears perfectly reasonable to want to disarm individuals who are clearly suicidal and/or pose an “immediate danger” to themselves or others, where the problem arises is when you put the power to determine who is a potential danger in the hands of government agencies, the courts and the police.

We’ve been down this road before.

Remember, this is the same government that uses the words “anti-government,” “extremist” and “terrorist” interchangeably.

This is the same government whose agents are spinning a sticky spider-web of threat assessments, behavioral sensing warnings, flagged “words,” and “suspicious” activity reports using automated eyes and ears, social media, behavior sensing software, and citizen spies to identify potential threats.

This is the same government that has a growing list—shared with fusion centers and law enforcement agencies—of ideologies, behaviors, affiliations and other characteristics that could flag someone as suspicious and result in their being labeled potential enemies of the state.

For instance, if you believe in and exercise your rights under the Constitution (namely, your right to speak freely, worship freely, associate with like-minded individuals who share your political views, criticize the government, own a weapon, demand a warrant before being questioned or searched, or any other activity viewed as potentially anti-government, racist, bigoted, anarchic or sovereign), you could be at the top of the government’s terrorism watch list.

Moreover, as a New York Times editorial warns, you may be an anti-government extremist (a.k.a. domestic terrorist) in the eyes of the police if you are afraid that the government is plotting to confiscate your firearms, if you believe the economy is about to collapse and the government will soon declare martial law, or if you display an unusual number of political and/or ideological bumper stickers on your car.

Let that sink in a moment.

Now consider the ramifications of giving police that kind of authority: to preemptively raid homes in order to neutralize a potential threat.

It’s a powder keg waiting for a lit match.

Under these red flag laws, what happened to Duncan Lemp—who was gunned down in his bedroom during an early morning, no-knock SWAT team raid on his family’s home—could very well happen to more people.

At 4:30 a.m. on March 12, 2020, in the midst of a COVID-19 pandemic that had most of the country under a partial lockdown and sheltering at home, a masked SWAT team—deployed to execute a “high risk” search warrant for unauthorized firearms—stormed the suburban house where 21-year-old Duncan, a software engineer and Second Amendment advocate, lived with his parents and 19-year-old brother.

The entire household, including Lemp and his girlfriend, was reportedly asleep when the SWAT team directed flash bang grenades and gunfire through Lemp’s bedroom window.

Lemp was killed and his girlfriend injured.

No one in the house that morning, including Lemp, had a criminal record.

No one in the house that morning, including Lemp, was considered an “imminent threat” to law enforcement or the public, at least not according to the search warrant.

So what was so urgent that militarized police felt compelled to employ battlefield tactics in the pre-dawn hours of a day when most people are asleep in bed, not to mention stuck at home as part of a nationwide lockdown?

According to police, they were tipped off that Lemp was in possession of “firearms.”

Thus, rather than approaching the house by the front door at a reasonable hour in order to investigate this complaint—which is what the Fourth Amendment requires—police instead strapped on their guns, loaded up their flash bang grenades and carried out a no-knock raid on the household.

According to the county report, the no-knock raid was justified “due to Lemp being ‘anti-government,’ ‘anti-police,’ currently in possession of body armor, and an active member of the Three Percenters,” a far-right paramilitary group that discussed government resistance.

This is what happens when you adopt red flag gun laws, painting anyone who might be in possession of a gun—legal or otherwise—as a threat that must be neutralized.

Therein lies the danger of these red flag laws, specifically, and pre-crime laws such as these generally where the burden of proof is reversed and you are guilty before you are given any chance to prove you are innocent.

Red flag gun laws merely push us that much closer towards a suspect society where everyone is potentially guilty of some crime or another and must be preemptively rendered harmless.

Where many Americans go wrong is in naively assuming that you have to be doing something illegal or harmful in order to be flagged and targeted for some form of intervention or detention.

In fact, all you need to do these days to end up on a government watch list or be subjected to heightened scrutiny is use certain trigger words (like cloud, pork and pirates), surf the internet, communicate using a cell phone, limp or stutterdrive a car, stay at a hotel, attend a political rally, express yourself on social mediaappear mentally ill, serve in the militarydisagree with a law enforcement officialcall in sick to work, purchase materials at a hardware store, take flying or boating lessons, appear suspicious, appear confused or nervous, fidget or whistle or smell bad, be seen in public waving a toy gun or anything remotely resembling a gun (such as a water nozzle or a remote control or a walking cane), stare at a police officer, question government authority, appear to be pro-gun or pro-freedom, or generally live in the United States.

Be warned: once you get on such a government watch list—whether it’s a terrorist watch list, a mental health watch list, a dissident watch list, or a red flag gun watch list—there’s no clear-cut way to get off, whether or not you should actually be on there.

You will be flagged as a potential threat and dealt with accordingly.

You will be tracked by the government’s pre-crime, surveillance network wherever you go.

Hopefully you’re starting to understand how easy we’ve made it for the government to identify, label, target, defuse and detain anyone it views as a potential threat for a variety of reasons that run the gamut from mental illness to having a military background to challenging its authority to just being on the government’s list of persona non grata.

The government has been building its pre-crime, surveillance network in concert with fusion centers (of which there are 78 nationwide, with partners in the private sector and globally), data collection agencies, behavioral scientists, corporations, social media, and community organizers and by relying on cutting-edge technology for surveillance, facial recognition, predictive policing, biometrics, and behavioral epigenetics (in which life experiences alter one’s genetic makeup).

Combine red flag laws with the government’s surveillance networks and its plan to establish an agency that will take the lead in identifying and targeting “signs” of mental illness or violent inclinations among the populace by using artificial intelligence to collect data from Apple Watches, Fitbits, Amazon Echo and Google Home, and you’ll understand why some might view gun control legislation with trepidation.

No matter how well-meaning the politicians make these encroachments on our rights appear, in the right (or wrong) hands, benevolent plans can easily be put to malevolent purposes.

As I make clear in my book Battlefield America: The War on the American People and in its fictional counterpart The Erik Blair Diaries, even the most well-intentioned government law or program can be—and has been—perverted, corrupted and used to advance illegitimate purposes once profit and power are added to the equation.

The war on terror, the war on drugs, the war on illegal immigration, the war on COVID-19: all of these programs started out as legitimate responses to pressing concerns and have since become weapons of compliance and control in the government’s hands.

No matter how well-intentioned, red flag gun laws will put a target on the back of every American whether or not they own a weapon.

Constitutional attorney and author John W. Whitehead is founder and president of The Rutherford Institute. His book Battlefield America: The War on the American People (SelectBooks, 2015) is available online at www.amazon.com. Whitehead can be contacted at [email protected]

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imogene
imogene
Jun 29, 2022 6:36 PM

Gun homicides annually in the U.S.: 12,000 – 13,000

Deaths from fetanyl overdoses per year: 100,000

Clearly, the obsession with “guns” is not about public health.

Lost in a dark wood
Lost in a dark wood
Jun 19, 2022 4:25 PM

White Coats vs Guns – Which Kills More?

And what would be the “red flag” warnings for dangerous white-coat owners?

Caroline
Caroline
Jun 18, 2022 9:22 PM

I like reading a lot of your views and articles but your support for citizen’s right to carry guns in the US is just stupid in my view – from an Australian, but we are also dysfunctional humans here who can work out our differences without guns.
Anyone carrying guns – military, police or citizens is simply fear-based: scardy-cats.

Lost in a dark wood
Lost in a dark wood
Jun 18, 2022 12:37 PM

It doesn’t require a mental-health diagnosis . . .

appear mentally ill . . .

a mental health watch list . . .

a variety of reasons that run the gamut from mental illness . . .

an agency that will take the lead in identifying and targeting “signs” of mental illness . . .

This points to the more fundamental problem. People have been conditioned to believe that there is some objective meaning to “mental illness” or “mental health”; and they grant the white-coated priesthood the power of divination in sorting the well from the sick. Those deemed to be “sick” are incarcerated, subject to forced pseudo-medical treatment, tortured, and murdered. There is not even a whiff of due process.

All the arguments were made long ago, but very few people give a damn. However, if society gives these medical-materialist freaks that sort of power, the current mess is the inevitable conclusion.

Thomas Szasz (2010):

Formerly, when Church and State were allied, people accepted theological justifications for state-sanctioned coercion. Today, when Medicine and the State are allied, people accept therapeutic justifications for state-sanctioned coercion. This is how, some two hundred years ago, psychiatry became an arm of the coercive apparatus of the state. And this is why today all of medicine threatens to become transformed from personal therapy into political tyranny.

https://www.szasz.com/Szasz50newpreface.pdf
https://www.szasz.com

Art
Art
Jun 17, 2022 5:16 PM

It’s the weapons manufacturers who need to be diagnosed and red flagged. And tell the authors to cease using marginalised persons as an excuse for society’s ills. Mentally ill people live in fear most of the time neither are they the perpetrators of these crimes. It’s the security state that carries out those attack to create instability within society to ramp up surveillance of marginalised persons and monitor every move for profit.

imogene
imogene
Jun 29, 2022 6:37 PM
Reply to  Art

Actually, nearly all the mass murders that make the “spectacle” news have serious mental health problems. This is documented.

Firearms are not the problem.

mik
mik
Jun 17, 2022 4:28 PM

I probably wouldn’t comment, but next quote made me do it.

Anything—knives, vehicles, planes, pressure cookers—can become a weapon when wielded with deadly intentions.

So…weapons are already all around us, therefore adding guns to the mix, kind of, makes no substantial difference…??
This is the stupidest argument floated in the gun debate.
Guns are tools made for killing, meticulously designed and crafted for the purpose. Decades of Science and Technology delivered formidable products. With a gun virtually anybody can intuitively almost effortlessly deliver his/her Deadly Will up to hundreds of meters. Yeah, in a clean manner, unlike many other weapons.

I’m just fine with Americans having guns, I’m just sick of the rationale for gun-ownership. There is nothing rational in having a gun. Particularly funny is: being armed against the government. Seems to me somebody took David and Goliath too seriously….yeah, that’s probably me, European. Let them have their guns although it’s irrational. At the end it’s true, gun user is killer, not a gun.
It’s amazing how much of the armament is available in US. On gootube I’ve seen videos of target practising with 0,5 cal Browning and 20mm type cannons. Holy cow, that’s some fire power. Then I found out 40mm grenade launchers are deemed handheld weapons by nato. Then I recalled pressure cookers from the article and came up with question: are rpgs available in hardware stores in US. I mean, rpg is just an enhanced pressure cooker. It cannot cook, but it can ka-booom. It flies, but anything can fly today. I’m sure there is some underground armoury that produces vicinity detonators (you know what I mean) .
Rpg with vicinity fuse, nasty weapon in trained hands, maybe I said too much because of the Machine. The Machine likely has recorded that I possess some knowledge, but what I’ve done is dissemination…
Unfortunately, I think most of american private armoury might produce a tragedy. At the beginning of scamdemic I’ve read an article from Brandon Smith posted on alt-market.us . It was way worse than this:
https://metallicman.com/laoban4site/america-is-heading-straight-for-a-civil-war-it-is-obvious-and-frightening/
Lets say he is a prepper, a bright mind in a way, but that time he was into SHTF mode and talking to be prepared for the invasion of redundant people from the cities, who will scavenge through the counrty, looting….his narrative depicted in my mind: series Walking Dead.

Yes, we are living a real world instantiation of 1984.

Therefore amendments, constitutions, rights and similar: you can stick them into your a……no, not really. That place has already been occupied/invaded.

Reader
Reader
Jun 17, 2022 2:57 PM

I can’t read this now. It is too upsetting, and I have lots of other work to do. During these past couple of years of fear, confusion, and oppression, I have paid attention to find a few reliable and trustworthy writers and thinkers to read, listen to, and consider as they are closely tracking information and developments when sometimes I get overwhelmed and can’t track. Most mainstream news lately has been worthless and full of lies and propaganda. Major media outlets were paid money from the federal government to advertise the government’s covid agenda and promote vaccines, for which safety information is still incomplete. Certain companies and individuals have made billions of dollars in profits. These big tech and big pharma profits are similar to profits companies make a spart of the military industrial complex during the U.S. and U.K.’s wars. Truths will continue to be revealed, and goodness and light will return. This writer, John Whitehead, is probably someone to seriously consider because he is an independent thinker, not allied with any political party, and has studied the U.S. Constitution and governments for his whole career. I think it is his life’s work.

Naomi Wolf is also someone to seriously consider. She is ruthlessly and fearlessly tracking what has been happening in the U.S. and around the world. I am reading her book, The Bodies of Others, now. She is a luminary, mother, writer, and thinker. Here is link to a recent interview. Her recent interview with Jan Jekielek on Epoch Times’ American Thought Leaders is excellent. Here is another interview with Wolf:

https://www.independent.org/multimedia/detail.asp?id=6328

Dissident
Dissident
Jun 17, 2022 12:57 AM

“What we do not need is yet another pretext by which government officials can violate [ANY LAW] at will under the guise of…” —

The government does not need any pretexts and disguise. It just openly lies, falsifies, perjures itself, etc.

I have been trying to show what filthy Louisiana state and fedral courts, and the federal appellate courts for the Fifth Circuit have been doing — committing TRUE CRIMES — falsifying records, perverting the procedure, simulating the proceedings, shamelessly lying, “reaching” 100% false, malicious and unlawful “rulings.” (and what dirty cops and various “law enf.” have been doing).

No one wants to hear that or see the actual documents or proof of the CRIMES.

99.5% of the purported alternative media serves the government and misinforms and distracts the public, and truly incriminating information is being massively and barbarically suppressed.

Martin Usher
Martin Usher
Jun 16, 2022 8:07 PM

We lost a couple of policemen yesterday in El Monte. They’d gone to a domestic at a motel and were shot dead through the door. The shooter was ‘on probation for gun offenses’. Two guys just doing their jobs. And now a whole bunch of colleagues who are going to approach even trivial incidents with guns drawn “for fear of their lives”, putting the rest of us at risk.

I’m sorry, I’m one of the majority of Americans who is not a gun owner. I want to be left in peace — I neither want to threaten or threaten others with lethal weapons. I don’t mind you having them for hunting, target shooting and other legitimate hobbies. But this fantasy of “protecting our freedom from the government” is just that — its a fantasy. If the government came for your guns I’d just stand aside and let them because I know that statistically I’m at great risk of injury or death from gun owners who fantasize about guns before for their protection, especially if that gun owner was me or an immediate family member.

I long for the days back when the NRA was a force for responsible gun ownership, not an organization that spreads sedition to boost the sales of its sponsoring industry.

jubal hershaw
jubal hershaw
Jun 17, 2022 1:21 AM
Reply to  Martin Usher

“Two guys just doing their jobs.”

Justapleb
Justapleb
Jun 17, 2022 11:13 AM
Reply to  Martin Usher

were shot dead through the door

That’s false, according to the account on CNN at
https://edition.cnn.com/2022/06/15/us/police-officers-killed-el-monte-california/index.html
The police confronted the suspect. An “officer-involved shooting” occurred, which means a police officer fired a gun. The suspect then ran into a parking lot, and there was an exchange of gunfire, during which two police officers and the suspect were killed.
It is not clear from the report who fired first, but it is clear that the police officers were not fatally shot “through the door”.

S Cooper
S Cooper
Jun 17, 2022 11:57 AM
Reply to  Martin Usher

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“Move along now. Nothing to see here. Just doing ones job, enforcing the Corporate Fascist Racket.”
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“Nominations for Scamdemic Gestapo Nazi Pig of the Year are still being accepted. Oink, Oink.”

S Cooper
S Cooper
Jun 17, 2022 12:02 PM
Reply to  S Cooper

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George Mc
George Mc
Jun 16, 2022 7:18 PM

Do you recall the days when the media reported how a strike wasn’t likely to happen, and if it did, the chaos it would lead to would be a bad thing? Well not any more! Just caught some of that news vibe from the telly and this impending rail strike is definitely inescapable and, as for the chaos it will cause, our newsreaders are practically salivating over it!

jubal hershaw
jubal hershaw
Jun 17, 2022 12:10 AM
Reply to  George Mc

So what will they be salivating over in 2026 ?
The Queen turning 100 on 12 April 1926, or,
The Centenary of The 1926 UK General Strike, 4 -12 May 2026 ?

I’m betting we’ll hear LOTS of noise about Her Maj,
and deathly silence about the other event…

mgeo
mgeo
Jun 17, 2022 7:54 AM
Reply to  George Mc

Before the barbaric invasion of Iraq, the “international” news media called for a speedy invasion as “the uncertainty was hurting the market”.

NameWithheld
NameWithheld
Jun 16, 2022 6:04 PM

OT:

imagine my surprise:

Astronomers have found a new multiplanetary system just 33 light-years from our own planet.”

Vagabard
Vagabard
Jun 16, 2022 6:48 PM
Reply to  NameWithheld

The system, now the closest known one to Earth, has two terrestrial planets orbiting a cool M-dwarf star, named HD 260655.

The inner planet, HD 260655b, orbits the star every 2.8 days and is about 1.2 times as big as the Earth but is slightly denser, while the outer planet, HD 260655c, orbits every 5.7 days and is 1.5 times as big as the Earth, but is less dense

26 + 06 + 5/5 = 33

https://www.independent.co.uk/space/new-planetary-system-eath-habitable-worlds-b2102426.html

NameWithheld
NameWithheld
Jun 17, 2022 7:24 AM
Reply to  Vagabard

detected by Transiting Otherworld Survey Satellite (TOSS)

Victor G.
Victor G.
Jun 16, 2022 9:29 PM
Reply to  NameWithheld

Yikes! That’s damn close!

Angrycovisispsyop
Angrycovisispsyop
Jun 16, 2022 9:30 PM
Reply to  NameWithheld

33😉

Viridis
Viridis
Jun 16, 2022 4:22 PM

What is talked about here is precisely why I rejected the opportunity I had to live in the USA.
It is an artificial society founded on genocide and the settler mentality is still going strong.
The “three percenters” and similar groups, as well as the SWAT teams and miltary/paramilitary forces are the descendants of the people who exterminated entire indigenous populations not long ago, and have an obsession with firearms and the “shoot first ask questions later” mentality.

The firearm -and its larger versions favoured by the US military to carpet-bomb their targets- is the weapon of choice of cowards.

Many of us outside the US have been for decades eagerly awaiting for another civil war to destroy the federal government and bring on and the break-up of the US into independent states.

However, it is not clear to me how these nationalists with their rifles plan to take on the US Airforce….The “right to bear arms” is irrelevant unless you are allowed to own fighter jets, military helicopters, missiles, anti-aircraft systems, anti-missile systems, anti-drone systems, comms jamming systems,etc…

The US is a dictatorship, a police state, and the “amendment rights” are for slaves to feel free.

Clive WilliamsCoronavirus
Clive WilliamsCoronavirus
Jun 16, 2022 9:00 PM
Reply to  Viridis

The States are in many respects Independent. Don’t like where you are at you are free to go somewhere else. Privately, I never have to carry i.d. in the British Isles and to be honest rarely in the US.
In fact the on person i.d. since the advent of the 20th Century was led by Victorian Women in Political circles. In a broader context various Prohibited policies become the norm by December 1918. But not in a way some working Men may choose to believe, and by 1920, both Men & Women realised they’d been politically manipulated. imo

The big diet
The big diet
Jun 17, 2022 12:52 AM
Reply to  Viridis

The Vietnamese, the Afghani’s and the Iraqis all drove the US out of their countries with out those weapons.
Why would you want to disarm citizens and allow the state (usually a corrupt criminal gang) to have them?
It’s important to keep reminding people that throughout history it has always been the state and not the individual responsible for the greatest injustices.
Always.
Why do you trust the state and not individual citizens?

mgeo
mgeo
Jun 17, 2022 8:07 AM
Reply to  The big diet

Also include Nicaragua and Syria. In early 20th century, Philippines also gave the Empire hell, though it failed to evict the invader.

martin
martin
Jun 16, 2022 4:03 PM

Fusion Centres will be staffed by sentient AI beings with sensitivity and insight:

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2022/jun/12/google-engineer-ai-bot-sentient-blake-lemoine?CMP=share_btn_link

It struck me as being the other side of Transhumanism, humans become programable machines, and computers become spirit beings.

wardropper
wardropper
Jun 16, 2022 2:33 PM

I think we get it.

Now the first steps need to be taken to stop it.

Paul Vonharnish
Paul Vonharnish
Jun 16, 2022 2:01 PM

“With these red flag gun laws, the stated intention is to disarm individuals who are potential threats… to “stop dangerous people before they act.”

If the populace actually wanted to stop “dangerous people before they act” they’d prevent police and military personnel from possessing weapons…

But I guess that would prevent all the trauma, fear, and excitement…

Howard
Howard
Jun 16, 2022 1:19 PM

As long as there are Laws to protect us…our lives are in jeopardy.

“Law” means one thing and one thing only: somewhere there’s a Law-Giver. A maker of Laws.

People have been tricked into believing because they “elected” those who (supposedly) make the Laws, that they have a say in it. But did any of them actually help draft any of the Laws? Of course not. Did they get to vote on the draft before it became Law? Of course not. Did they get to specify the conditions of enforcement? Of course not.

So what is their role? To be subjected to the force of Law. Period.

Freecus
Freecus
Jun 16, 2022 2:35 PM
Reply to  Howard

As long as there are Laws to protect us…our lives are in jeopardy.

Man & Woman have been deceived into identifying with the ‘person’ that is created by the registration of the birth certificate.
This effectively places them in a different jurisdiction that is run under the Unidroit system where they need a BAR attorney to re-present them since as a legal-fiction, they cannot speak for themselves.

roberto
roberto
Jun 16, 2022 1:13 PM

Minoity report

Johnnycomelately
Johnnycomelately
Jun 16, 2022 1:00 PM

It’s clear that most folks still haven’t figured out that the people running things are planning on sterilizing & killing the vast majority of us. The brainwashing is just that deep. legalman

Marcel
Marcel
Jun 16, 2022 12:13 PM

Nice quote by Rand.
I read her book Atlas shrugged.
Here in is described excactly what’s happening today.
The people who add value are going out of business and governement stays.
And at the end “The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people’s money.” Magrareth Thatcher.Chaos.

Thinktwice
Thinktwice
Jun 16, 2022 10:59 AM

Petition
End the UK’s membership of the World Health Organisation
(17,841 signatures at the moment)

Far from being “dedicated to the wellbeing of all people and guided by science” as it claims, we believe the World Health Organisation (WHO) has shown it serves the pharmaceutical industry and not the interests of the people. We call upon the UK to withdraw from the WHO without delay.

More details
We are concerned that the recent amendments proposed to the WHO International Health Regulations may make it easier for the WHO to be used as a mechanism to wrest sovereignty away from democratically elected governments, by strengthening the WHO’s authority to declare public health emergencies. Whilst public health is important, we cannot allow it to be used as a smokescreen to undermine our democratic rights.

https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/617450

Sign this petition

S Cooper
S Cooper
Jun 16, 2022 11:19 AM
Reply to  Thinktwice

“(Aka World Homicide Operation, World Homicide Outfit)”
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Cull, Cull, Cull. It does not want us well. It wants us dead.”
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“Dead! Dead! Dead!”

Thinktwice
Thinktwice
Jun 16, 2022 11:54 AM
Reply to  S Cooper

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Ort
Ort
Jun 16, 2022 7:25 PM
Reply to  Thinktwice

But, but… this just proves that Fauci was right all along!

Oh, I don’t know how it proves such a thing. But I do know that despite “Doctor Doom” Fauci’s abominable and malevolent track record, and the slow drip of the awful truth about Fauci leaking from the edges of his protective, promotional mass-media whited sepulcher, he remains in his highly overpaid sinecure and is apparently untouchable.

Thus, no matter what Fauci says, un-says, and re-says– or does, un-does, and re-does, the mainstream consensus is that each instance proves that Fauci was right all along.

And Fauci will be the first one to point this out.

jubal hershaw
jubal hershaw
Jun 17, 2022 1:34 AM
Reply to  S Cooper

SCooper,
imagine a poster of a detourned photo of Mr Hitler on the podium at a NAZI Party rally, loudly haranguing his followers – with “Dont follow leaders ! Watch the Parking Meters !” in the speech balloon.
If you have such a poster please mail it via ‘Reply’. Ta !

Paul Watson
Paul Watson
Jun 16, 2022 12:49 PM
Reply to  Thinktwice

Tyrants care nothing for petitions..

Clive WilliamsCoronavirus
Clive WilliamsCoronavirus
Jun 17, 2022 4:55 AM
Reply to  Thinktwice

Scientists including medical science were barred from answering representatives of the press when it’s over radioactive fallout including waste.
Has it changed with anything else over the decades?
Rarely do it, but last night clicked a link provided by another person.
Apparently it hasn’t changed. There is a case some people in government circles believe it maybe better if we didn’t know specifics.
Its the easy convience of the internet I believe root problems possible begin.

Honestly don’t know, I can only say why do people need to know?
I don’t follow (Safe), or People who “want to” Ban something.
Both me and My sister (deceased) don’t support, she’d say..”anything that obstructs interferes with the individual”.
It that’s “Democracy”, I’d sign it.
Good Luck

Edwige
Edwige
Jun 16, 2022 9:52 AM

“on March 12, 2020”

That’s another 33 encode (12/3 and 1+2=3).

SWAT teams were introduced nationwide on the back of the Patty Hearst psyop as part of Operation Chaos. See ‘Revolution’s End’ by Brad Schreiber.

red lester
red lester
Jun 16, 2022 8:06 PM
Reply to  Edwige

12/3+1+2=7

Rhys Jaggar
Rhys Jaggar
Jun 16, 2022 7:31 AM

Presumably, all those Congressfolk giving Ukrainians $40bn of arms, most of which will be sold on the black market, is not ‘supplying arms to potentially dangerous people’.

I guarantee you that the Azov Battalion members are far more dangerous people than 99.9% of gun owners in the USA.

But politics was always about image, not about substance.

Viridis
Viridis
Jun 16, 2022 4:27 PM
Reply to  Rhys Jaggar

Isn’t Azov Battalion finished? captured by the Russians?

Jacques
Jacques
Jun 16, 2022 7:17 AM

The fundamental flaw of the mindset wherewith this text was written lies in this claim:

“We’ve been down this road before.”

The implication is that what we’re experiencing is just a rough patch in the ongoing flow of history. It isn’t. It’s not that the government has cut a bigger slice of the salami this time, after rather covertly slicing the fucking thing for ages – perhaps with the exception of 911 which was the first attempt to chop of a larger piece – so as to maintain the illusion that everything is hunky dory, business as usual, just another measure to protect you.

The establishment has now unleashed an open assault against the people, as per the Ayn Rand quote. So-called democracy, and pretty much all of its institutions, is inverted. The electorate decides big shit, tossing a piece of paper or pushing a button once in a while is not democracy. Neither is a righteously offended public appearance at a city hall meeting – they let you speak, but they don’t give a fuck.

Historically speaking, we’re witnessing a moment in which the establishment has hijacked its intended purpose, inverted it, fucked up people in the head, imposed “security” (read: oppressive) measures to a sufficient extent to assert its power and to show the people who the boss is. This is being done overtly, the gloves are off.

Why is it happening?

In part because the system has corrupted itself, which is a natural process. Things get fucked up along the way. They can be fixed for a while, but sooner or later they break down and must be replaced. And there are always salesmen peddling their new wares, always with ulterior motives to push their shit and get you hooked up to it so that it will be their turn to shaft ya.

Another major reason is that the socio-economic model on which the whole circus has been running has reached its limits. Both due to internal factors and external constraints, namely the availability of cheap energy needed to drive the economy, to provide food, etc.

All sorts of other factors are at play and the shit that’s transpiring before our eyes can be viewed from different angles, but it does look like this is a huge moment in the history of humankind, perhaps existential because the indications of population overshoot are very real.

The gun laws mentioned in the article are one minuscule part of the mosaic. Obviously intended to make people defenseless because one thing is for sure – the populace will be subjected to more and more subjugation efforts. For various reasons, such as to keep them on a short leash lest they protest shortages of stuff, to quash potential internal opposition in case wars erupt (already the case), and so on, so forth.

The world is at the early stages of a reconfiguration in view of what is expected. The people who have usurped the helm are trying to secure the best possible position for the future.

The judicious person should consider all this shit a matter of survival, not a matter of preserving some rights that were formerly guaranteed by an establishment that effectively no longer exist.

eman
eman
Jun 16, 2022 9:43 AM
Reply to  Jacques

The establishment has now unleashed an open assault against the people, <=yes, Covid 19, removal of 2nd amendment, 9/11, Korea war, viet Nam, WWI, WWII, Pearl Harbor, 5g enabled weaponary, vaccinations that kill instead of protect, forcefully invading foreign nations and giving tax payer money to foreign interest or to projects that can only benefit special interest in foreign places.. This is the business of todays government, because todays governments are the leg breaking arms of the global for profit mafia..the survival problem is where to hide, how to hide? One place to hide might be to linger in the angry crowds as they counter special interest governments world wide.

Jacques
Jacques
Jun 16, 2022 6:43 PM
Reply to  eman

You’re thinking along the same lines as I do.

As much as I’m all for opposing the crap that’s being foisted on people, you have to rationally assess the prospects of success of whatever action you take.

The judicious freedom-loving person has many enemies on many fronts. Frankly, we’re not quite in the same boat as people who oppose covidism-wokeism because they want to go back to the wild party of the time leading up to the COVID hoax, let alone the fucks who are willing to get fuckccinated to be able to do that. In a way, they’re as much our enemy as the perpetrators of covidism themselves.

Pragmatically speaking, it’s illusory to expect that major opposition will be mounted at any time in the foreseeable future. If that were the case, I’d be joining in or leading the way, no matter what the consequences. But there isn’t a critical mass of people. The Freedom Convoy and its incarnations around the world showed that.

It’s now a matter of survival. Not getting drowned by the tsunami unleashed by the covidist fucks.

Where to hide? Wherever one feels comfortable. The urban landscape is as good as running for the hills, depends on you.

My two cents.

timasprin
timasprin
Jun 17, 2022 8:25 AM
Reply to  Jacques

Completely agree with all of that. For what it’s worth. Everywhere I look I see seemingly normal, so called, intelligent people carrying on as if nothing has/is happening. I sware you could adopt bring in ANY law or policy and it would be adhered to. I don’t think there is any hope of any mass uprising or alternative action to halt any of the take down. People ignore me when I start pointing out disparities in the narrative, this has gone on since Sep 11th 2001, and it gets worse every day.

wardropper
wardropper
Jun 16, 2022 2:38 PM
Reply to  Jacques

“…they let you speak, but they don’t give a fuck”

That’s exactly what we see every time a courageous citizen stands up and says his piece – however well he says it, and however compelling his evidence.

They must be made to give a fuck.

Jacques
Jacques
Jun 16, 2022 6:44 PM
Reply to  wardropper

Yes. But it will be a long journey. And it won’t be return to some point in the past, but creating something new.

wardropper
wardropper
Jun 17, 2022 12:34 AM
Reply to  Jacques

You’re probably right there, J.

Johnny
Johnny
Jun 16, 2022 7:05 AM

We’ve been ‘targeted’ for years.
Wage slaves, consumers, cannon fodder, (enter religion here) believers, servile patriots, sports fanatics, movie and pop star worshippers, drug dependants, and of course, vax victims.
Did I miss any?

Howard
Howard
Jun 16, 2022 3:37 PM
Reply to  Johnny

Yes, you did. They’re using the weather to actively destroy crop production. This year alone, during the crucial planting period (usually Mid-Spring), there were ice storms, hail storms, deluges and droughts – not just in one place but all over the globe: Europe, Africa, Asia, South America, Australia, and North America.

Coincidences like that are never a coincidence.

stu
stu
Jun 16, 2022 6:04 PM
Reply to  Howard

IMO The most credible explanation of the strategies and tech being used to manipulate weather are described here:

“The WeatherWar101 Interview”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZyVnrmcZSY

This individual seems to have been “cancelled” several years ago but his videos are still up. He was set to begin real-time analysis. His revelations are explosive and he was mercilessly attacked by other “truthers” (Mr Wigington in particular) during the time he was posting. An unsung hero.

Watch and make up your on mind. Once you are hip to this it is quite evident wen viewing satellite loops in real time.

Johnny
Johnny
Jun 17, 2022 12:58 AM
Reply to  Howard

Humans (and animal agriculture) spewing billions of tons of CO2 and toxins for a hundred plus years is logical and provable.
Humans altering the planet’s weather with a few planes spraying magic chemicals for thirty years is UNBELIEVABLE.

timasprin
timasprin
Jun 17, 2022 9:48 AM
Reply to  Johnny

Is there something wrong with CO2?

Paul Watson
Paul Watson
Jun 16, 2022 6:16 AM

The same people allegedly concerned about guns just injected their populace with a gene editing bio weapon.
This is nothing to do with the safety of people.
This is about the safety of the elites and its minions whilst enacting their sinister agenda called the Great reset..

Jacques
Jacques
Jun 16, 2022 7:46 AM
Reply to  Paul Watson

I don’t know if I’d completely agree with the “bio weapon” claim, I think it’s a bit more nuanced, but you’re essentially right.

There are people who don’t want equality, free market in the broader sense, a horizontal arrangement of society, who aspire at a position of control, who want to be at the top of a hierarchical societal structure.

The role of the people is to smash the face of each and every motherfucker like that, and that hasn’t been done as of late, resulting in a state where we’re back in a semi-aristocratic societal arrangement.

What do we do?

The first thing is to open people’s eyes to the actual reality, which is markedly different from what they’re fed and what they believe. Then, or simultaneously, something must be figured out as to how live a sensible life in the future in view of the forthcoming challenges. Then, the challenges need to be tackled.

S Cooper
S Cooper
Jun 16, 2022 5:31 AM

“Fred Hampton, Chicago, IL, December 1969.”
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“Duncan Lemp, Potomac, MD, March 2020.”

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8110889/Lawyer-Man-asleep-police-fired-house-killing-him.html