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We have seen plenty of stories about stubborn anti-vaxxers, but what about those vaccine resisters who became seriously ill with the deadly coronavirus that is ripping through unvaccinated communities? As a CNN segment shows, many who survived are singing a different tune now.
"If I live through this," one former anti-vaxxer said of her life-threatening bout with COVID. "I want to go on a mission to try to help people to see that it is not worth not taking the vaccine."
"If it can take a healthy person, you know, and do what happened to my son and it takes his life, then why wouldn't you want to take the vaccine?" said Christy Carpenter, who lost her unvaccinated son.
It's something that every "hesitant" human being should see. Watch:
Regretful COVID patients wish they'd been vaccinated www.youtube.com
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Reprinted with permission from Alternet
Reps. Matt Gaetz (R-FL), Louie Gohmert (R-TX), and Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) staged a press conference immediately after being denied entry to a District of Columbia corrections facility allegedly holding defendants who face charges related to the January 6 insurrection.
"We're in totalitarian, Marxist territory here. This is the way third-world people get treated," Congressman Gohmert declared for the cameras.
Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) after this ridiculous, see-through, political theater stunt to get into the corrections f… https://t.co/99Ltxt1qIN— The Recount (@The Recount)1627577682.0
The three far-right Republicans delivered their remarks after a guard told them they were "trespassing" and "obstructing entrance into this facility."
TRESPASSING: GOP Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene, Louie Gohmert, and Matt Gaetz are denied entry to a corrections faci… https://t.co/69lDQXuNQc— The Recount (@The Recount)1627577152.0
The videos above come from the far-right website Right Side Broadcasting Network, which falsely deems the defendants "political prisoners" in its chyrons.
As the members of Congress spoke, two protestors held up signs reading: "Where is due process" and "Free Biden's political prisoners," which is rhetoric similar to that uttered by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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