An ambulance passes through a crowd of people protesting COVID-19 vaccine passports and mandatory vaccinations for healthcare workers, in Vancouver, on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. The protest began outside Vancouver General Hospital and police estimated the crowd gathered to be as many as 5,000 people. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

An ambulance passes through a crowd of people protesting COVID-19 vaccine passports and mandatory vaccinations for healthcare workers, in Vancouver, on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. The protest began outside Vancouver General Hospital and police estimated the crowd gathered to be as many as 5,000 people. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

LETTER: ‘Freedom’ protesters nothing but whiners

‘Shame on you’

To all those “health freedom” protesters, anti-vaxxers, and anti-maskers who are name-calling Dr. Bonnie Henry and others, shame on you.

If any of you had had someone at home who needed an ambulance, which had to navigate through throngs of tiny-minded people to get to you, would you have thought twice? I doubt it. You’re proof that there is no “best before date” on ignorance.

READ MORE: Anti-vaccine passport protests erupt across B.C.

As perhaps part of the 99 per cent who don’t complain about everything, I suppose my voice isn’t heard as clearly as the whiners, but seriously, protesting against those who are trying their best to keep us safe? Come on.

I know this has been a tough year and a half, with no real end in sight, but I really think it’s time for the vocal minority to respect the welfare of the rest of society.

Oh well. I have an opinion, therefore it’s wrong.

But at least I don’t block ambulances and urinate in coffee shops and threaten store clerks, etc.

Dave Townsend

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