The Polish-Canadian pastor who faces a potential four-year jail sentence for holding church services in Calgary, Alberta, is warning Americans that the tyranny he saw growing up in communist Poland has spread to Western countries.
The appeals court said Monsanto had not shown that federal law preempted claims made by plaintiffs Alva and Alberta Pilliod, who in 2019 were awarded a combined $87 million after lawyers argued years of using Roundup weedkiller caused them both to develop non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Pastor Tim Stephens of the Fairview Baptist Church in Calgary, Alberta in Canada spent his first weekend with his family and church since he was arrested on June 14 over COVID restrictions in the province.
A Canadian court ruled earlier this week that the government of Alberta will not be required to show scientific evidence backing up its COVID-19 restrictions during the upcoming trial of Pastor James Coates, who was arrested and jailed for holding in-person worship gatherings.
Hundreds of people showed up Sunday to protest at the site of GraceLife Church (GLC) in Spruce Grove, Alberta. GLC has insisted that its members were not among the protesters, some of whom at one point started tearing down the fence surrounding the shuttered church.