October 30, 2018

Elderly priest’s free speech protest shut down at behest of Ottawa abortion provider

Sheila Gunn ReidRebel Host | The Gunn Show

An 83-year-old Catholic priest in Ottawa was arrested and charged for protesting near an abortion clinic which is against the draconian Ontario Safe Access to Abortion Law that limits the speech rights of pro-lifers — except he wasn't protesting abortion.

According to Right Now HQ, a nationwide pro-life lobby group, Fr. Tony Van Hee was charged in Ottawa yesterday for violating Ontario’s new “bubble zone law”, which states that no pro-life witness can be done within 50-150 metres of an abortion clinic.

A first-time offender could face a fine of $5,000 or six months in jail, but Fr. Van Hee has reportedly said he will not pay the fine and will go to jail, and “If they jail me, I will fast”.”

The problem is, Fr. Tony was advocating for free speech and not against abortion. His signs made that clear, but he was arrested anyway, proving those signs right.

Today, I’ll show you the very real problem of violence directed at people exercising their right to choose to believe that life begins at conception and daring to want the right to say so in a public place.

Canadian lawmakers have a misplaced focus on the discomfort and delicate emotions of pro-choicers rather than the increasingly violent attacks against pro-lifers exercising their free speech.

If this 83-year-old Catholic priest was arrested for the crime of being Catholic and pro-free speech on a public street, they’re going to need more jails and I’m going to need a prison pen pal!

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commented 2018-10-31 22:26:14 -0400
And carry a big stick. It’s the only way to get any respect in today’s world. They’re using your money, so you have earned that right.
commented 2018-10-31 22:11:38 -0400
Ron Voss and Allan Peterson:
That’s why it’s so important that more and more people attend the March For Life each year. It’s getting bigger in the US but Canada is still minimal. Especially with Canadian politicians.
The US pro-life politicians are not afraid to speak up, every day and not just on the March for Life day.
commented 2018-10-31 19:10:25 -0400
So true, Ron. Strength in numbers. See if they will arrest a thousand citizens.
commented 2018-10-31 18:00:57 -0400
Thousands should make copies of the signs the priest had and appear before the abortion clinic.
commented 2018-10-31 13:23:38 -0400
Dan Mancuso,
commented 2018-10-31 13:21:59 -0400
I’m still waiting for someone to point out to me WHY WE CONTINUE TO PAY TAXES- out of which these officers, despicable politicians, courts, judges and so on are paid?Only certain special groups get the rewards of all the taxes we pay while the rest of us can all go to HELL !
commented 2018-10-31 12:40:43 -0400
What is wrong with the the police service these days, is that really what the public pays for? The police officers had the ability and obligation to make a judgement call, so they obviously would rather charge a person with a bogus charge and let the courts handle it than actually doing their job. With all the problems in our cities this is what our tax dollars pay for, sad when the police service and RCMP are part of the problem. Keep up the good work Sheila, we need you more than ever.
commented 2018-10-31 11:58:29 -0400
Is The Rebel assisting this priest against government this tyranny? We are not Saudi Arabia yet despite Jihadi Justin’s best efforts.
commented 2018-10-31 11:05:31 -0400
Thank you for this Sheela. These “bubble zone” laws are absolutely ridiculous and unfortunately the media establishment has swallowed the lie that pro-lifers are violent extremists who intimidate and harass women when in reality nothing could be further from the truth. This law has nothing to do with protecting women from harassment but everything to do with protecting abortion clinics from losing business on account of pro-lifers who offer information on alternatives to abortion to abortion-bound women.
commented 2018-10-31 10:01:50 -0400
If you are ready to kill a baby in the womb, there is no violence you cannot do.
commented 2018-10-31 01:30:27 -0400
Father Stephen Imbarrato, Priests for Life (USA), was arrested for entering an abortion clinic.
Charges were dropped by a rather creative method; by comparing it to saving a child’s life from a mauling dog. https://www.facebook.com/red.rose.rescue/posts/2041041626151063

Let’s see what happens to Father Van Hee.
commented 2018-10-30 22:28:45 -0400
Sounds like a testing of the waters for the legislation coming from M-103, the LPC’s end-of-free-speech-in-Canada legislation; like that old lady in Quebec being manhandled and roughed up by Jihadi-Justin-Groper’s goon-squad, for asking questions – on camera.
All of which will be prior to the next federal ‘election’, right around the time they actually come for our guns based on C-71 and whatever they ‘add’ in the interim…think, The High River Gun Grab – meets Energy East Pipeline! With millions of Jihadi-Justin-Groper’s Islamic terrorists, er, Moslem ‘refugees’ and other undesirables and ne’er do wells flooding our open borders.
What happens then…
One would hope all hell breaks loose…but alas, this is post national Canada in the modern age, after decades of indoctrination and dumbing down with bubble wrap and guilt.
So I guess that makes me guilty of the bigotry of low expectations…since I don’t have much hope for Canada as a sovereign nation anymore.
commented 2018-10-30 21:17:43 -0400
NDP are fascists! They discriminate against people who know that abortion is murder. They also want to control everything they possibly can, including free speech. If I lived near an abortuary, I’d stand with a free speech sign too.
commented 2018-10-30 21:12:04 -0400
Marty Ashfield, after watching angry tank girl(?) attack that peaceful protester, all I could think of was, what move could I make to defend myself if physically attacked that way by someone that square and hefty? I’m oldish but fit enough to learn some self defense techniques. We might all want to learn a few moves so these crazed zombies don’t all think we are going to put up with the bullying. I had four brothers and although I fought like a girl and used what furniture or log when in the yard, to trip them backwards over, I often could give myself enough time to run and lock myself in the bathroom. The bigger they are the harder they fall. A well placed foot behind one of hers may have possibly dropped her? Or a palm aimed squarely at her nose as she ran into it. Or given she had boobs, a hard punch would have slowed her down. I don’t plan on being a victim of one of these wingnuts.
commented 2018-10-30 20:28:14 -0400
Liza, in today’s world those with psychological problems demand they be normalized and promoted in law.
commented 2018-10-30 20:19:17 -0400
MARTY ASHFIELD commented 44 mins ago
“…Hopefully Jihadi Trudeau falls while dancing like a fool and breaks his neck.”
Twinkle Toes dancing himself off a cliff…an end to the Jihadi-Justin-Groper nightmare I had not considered until now…and a fitting end to that ass.
Hope springs eternal!
commented 2018-10-30 20:07:44 -0400
Way to juxtapose those two ‘realities’ SGR!
I guess some animals are more equal than others…
commented 2018-10-30 20:05:16 -0400
Stop aborting Baby’s and start culling pro abortionists for it is they who are unwanted.
commented 2018-10-30 20:01:33 -0400
I pray for Canada daily. But I fear that we, as a nation, have gone way too far down the road of embracing the Satanic, that our only hope is the total destruction of the current social order in the hope that a remnant may emerge, upon which a new God-fearing social order may be built.
commented 2018-10-30 19:29:56 -0400
LIZA ROSIE, although I heartily agree with your assessment of the ugly, hateful, angry ‘Dike’ in the video, both you and I know that N O T H I N G will be done about her or to her for the disgraceful attack she perpetrated on a Pro-life lady.
These leftists really do get away with doing or saying anything their want, whereas a conservative would be arrested and called names and attacked.
This world has gone bat shit crazy and we have people like Justin Jihadi Trudeau to thank for it here in Canada.
It is heartening to note though that the tables are slowly being turned away from the hateful, lying, Liberals and towards more conservative values like in Brazil and Germany and I hope very soon we will see a huge surge of conservative push back in the USA.
We need to change our Canada before it is too late.
Hopefully Jihadi Trudeau falls while dancing like a fool and breaks his neck.
commented 2018-10-30 19:06:11 -0400
Dismemberment abortion is way more important than free speech.
commented 2018-10-30 18:53:54 -0400
Lefties really hate life. They pretend they promote it but in reality they are in favour of killing in various means.
commented 2018-10-30 18:51:50 -0400
Skwarko needs to go to jail. That tank of a pathetic female bully needs an attitude adjustment only a jail stay can provide. I sure hope charges were laid. Skwarko = mentally ill and emotionally retarded to respond in such a violent way. Somebody should have taken her out, she was a danger to the public. Angry dike or what.
And the Priest with the pro free speech sign did nothing wrong. If they want to make him guilty of anything, they need to rewrite that law to make that safe zone around an abortion clinic a straight up no go zone.
commented 2018-10-30 18:51:13 -0400
Lefties really hate free speech. They pretend they are in favour of it until they get it. Then they try to prevent anyone else from having it.