(CP) A Canadian pastor spent Easter weekend in jail after publicly protesting drag reveals for youngsters at public libraries in Calgary, Alberta, marking his third arrest in 5 weeks.
Video footage posted on Rumble reveals Calgary cops arresting Pastor Derek Reimer of Mission 7 Ministries as he protested outdoors the Genesis Centre on April 4, 5 days earlier than Easter.
Reimer has emerged as one of the outspoken critics of drag queen story hours, occasions often hosted by public libraries the place males dressed as ladies learn to youngsters.
Reimer was arrested on two separate events for comparable protests, each of which occurred final month.
In an interview with Rebel News, Reimer described his arrest as “outrageous.” Reimer claims he was “practically a kilometer away from the Genesis Centre, simply preaching, making folks conscious of what was going down there.”
He stated the main focus of his protest was the “pervert grooming hour” going down there, referring to a drag queen story hour.
“The cops come up, you’ll be able to already see within the video, they arrest me, they are not telling me even what I’m arrested for or what the warrants are for,” he lamented.
The police knowledgeable Reimer that “there is a warrant out for eight further fees.”
The eight fees embrace 5 counts of breaching court docket circumstances, two counts of inflicting a disturbance and one depend of prison harassment, in response to The Calgary Herald.
Speaking to Rebel News, Reimer’s lawyer Ben Allison stated his shopper spent Easter weekend in jail because of an alleged breach of his bail circumstances.
Responding to reviews that the extra fees had been “hate-motivated,” Allison stated that “if an individual is sentenced of any prison act, one of many components … the court docket can contemplate is whether or not or not … the prison act was motivated by hate.”
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