Watch: Dramatic Video Shows SWAT Team Arresting Pastor for 'Inciting' People to Attend Church

Credit: Screenshot, Ezra Levant/Rebel News

It’s not getting much play right now, but Canada is an absolute mess. In some parts of the country, the tyrannical mitigation measures put in place by the government to supposedly combat COVID-19 are so bad that they’d make New York blush.


A dramatic new video has just been released by independent, conservative journalist Ezra Levant of Rebel News showing the arrest of a Christian pastor for “inciting” people to go to church. Apparently, a SWAT team was used to arrest him after he left his church service. The churchgoers had initially expelled the police from the church building, but they returned in force.

That led to this dramatic encounter, on what looks like a highway, where Pastor Artur Pawlowski and his brother were taken into custody.

(related Watch: Hundreds of Police Storm a Church in Shocking Video After Parishioners Try to Have Service)

The Calgary Police actually bragged about the arrest after it occurred, Levant reported.

This is absolutely insane. I’d say this is fascism, but it’s also something you’d expect to see in communist China. Let’s just settle on the fact that it’s tyranny — regardless of what other buzzwords are chosen to describe it.


What’s even scarier is that so many people in the responses to Calgary Police’s tweet are not only supportive but are encouraging more arrests. Canadian citizens seem to be behind the idea of an all-powerful government able to shut down public gatherings on a whim and end religious services.

I also want to note that while police may generally deserve respect, they are not your friends. We’ve seen over and over throughout the pandemic, including in the United States, where police bend the knee to tyrannical regulations from political figures that they have no business enforcing. You can not trust these people, no matter how valiant they may be most of the time in their duties, to ensure your liberties. That’s another reason the Second Amendment is so absolutely crucial to maintain.

Honestly, this is the kind of thing revolutions are fought over. I understand always trying to promote peaceful resolutions in an ostensibly democratic society, but there comes a point where civil disobedience is necessary, and then if the government continues to crush rights and freedom, something past that.


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