About 100 South Bay residents gather in front of City Hall to protest the recent mask and vaccine mandate policies in Torrance, Calif., on September 11.
Rally organizers Christy Mueller and Jennifer Vigiano, who have lived in the South Bay for more than two decades, said they wanted to protest not only against “medical atrocities”, but to honor those who lost their lives twenty years ago. decided to come out. They claim that South Bay residents have been severely affected and ultimately instigated by mandatory mask and vaccine mandate policies that are enforced by schools, government and workplaces.
“We feel strongly that we need to stand up for our liberties, they are slowly being destroyed,” Mueller told The Epoch Times.
In August, the California Department of Public Health and the Los Angeles City Council called for all health workers and its employees, including policemen and firefighters, to be fully vaccinated by early October, except those receiving exemptions.
On September 9, 2021, California’s largest public school system, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), voted to require all students age 12 and older to be vaccinated by January 10, 2022. These mandate policies have provoked a series of protests in Los Angeles County.
Nina Asai, who immigrated to Torrance from Japan a decade ago, told The Epoch Times that if the Torrance Unified School District implements a vaccine mandate policy similar to LAUSD, she would consider sending her children to private school or homeschooling .
Paul Vigiano, a local pastor, told The Epoch Times that he was constantly being asked to write religious exemption letters, adding that many church-goers may be considering getting the vaccine, but they certainly do not. want.
“They want to do their research; they want to talk to their doctors and their parents… The jurisdiction in matters of health belongs to the family. It doesn’t belong to the church, and it doesn’t belong to the state,” Vigiano said.
The Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) is a safety monitoring program that helps to track any post-vaccination adverse event, including death.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, since December 2020, VAERS has received approximately 7439 cases of death and 1401 reports of myocarditis or pericarditis in people 30 years of age and younger who received the COVID-19 vaccine as of September 1, 2021. are related.
Frank Ravaglia, who claims to have never been to a rally or protest before, said that the medical mandate is a war against which everyone needs to fight, and emphasized that he is the foundation of this country. I believe in “self-choice”.
“We have a system that’s okay with drug addiction and abortion and all kinds of other life takings. But they’re not okay with the situation I want to have with my body, getting a toxic vaccine that’s regulated or Has not been made mandatory,” Ravaglia told The Epoch Times.
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